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Robert G. Pingolt

Bethalto | Sunday, May 25 2014

Robert G. Pingolt, 82, passed away at 3 pm Sunday May 25, 2014 at his home in Bethalto.

He was born on June 29, 1931 in Wood River, IL the son of Tony Pingolt Sr. and Ann Kolb.

Robert married Rosalie Williams on May 30, 1957 in Alton.  She survives.

He served in Army during the Korean conflict and worked with IBEW Local 649 for 45 years retiring in 1993.  He was also a lifetime member of the Wood River VFW Post 2859.

Robert is survived by his wife, Rosalie Pingolt; one son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Darlene Pingolt of Bethalto; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan & Spencer Stafstrom of Bethalto; and a sister-in-law, Lillian Pingolt of Granite City.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Wednesday May 28, 2014 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Graveside services will be held at 10 am Thursday May 29, 2014 at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Chapel in Bethalto with full military rites by Alton VFW Post 1308.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Hitz Memorial Home activity fund in Alhambra.

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