Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Bob Oenning

Bobby Ray “Bob” Oenning, age 68, of Ursa, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 4:30 am in his home.

Bob Oenning | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILBob was born May 15, 1948 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Wilbur J.L. and Vera Marie Gerdes Oenning. He married Cassandra Eileen Gilliland on September 30, 1967 in Coatsburg, Illinois. She survives.

He graduated from Unity High School in 1966. Bob worked at Motorola Company, Rinella Company, CUSD #4 in Mendon, and later retired from Sam’s Club in 2011. Bob’s favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing, softball, bowling, playing cards and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife, Cassie, Bob is survived by two daughters, Karen (Brett) Edgar of Paloma, IL, and Christine (Chad) Todd of Fowler, IL; four grandchildren, Brittani (Tim) Cook of Camp Point, IL, Brandon Edgar of Paloma, IL, and Cristen and Caitlyn Todd both of Fowler, IL; a great-granddaughter, Kaylee; two brothers, Gene (Connie) Oenning of Ursa, IL, and Jim (Barb) Oenning of Quincy; a sister, Carol Walton of La Grange, MO; his in-laws, Loren and Melba (Schmitz) Gilliland of Olathe, CO; a brother-in-law, Brent (Vera) Gilliland of Irondale, AL; a sister-in-law, Michele Gilliland of Sandersville, GA; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ronald Oenning; brother-in-law, Larry Walton; and a great-nephew, Elijah Oenning.

Services: 11:00 am Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Pastor Dan Wilson officiating.

Visitation: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday March 24, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Blessing Hospice or to Cassie Oenning for Grandchildren’s Education Fund


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Jim, Barb, and family, Thinking of you. So sorry for your loss

  2. Praying for peace and comfort for your family. Enjoyed our years at Greenfield with Bob!

  3. Deepest condolences to the Oenning family. Bob was a great guy, and he will be missed. God bless.

  4. Cassie and family I am so sorry for your loss. He sure was a wonderful person, always enjoyed talking to him. If there is anything I can do for you please let me know.

  5. Karen, Brett& family,So sorry to hear about your Dad. Just know that you are in our prayers. That God will comfort you in this time of sorrow and the loss of your loved one.

  6. Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing, may God be with you and the girls and heal the sorrow. Memories are the best medicine 🙏🏼❤🙏🏼

  7. Karen, So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  8. Cassie, im so sorry for your loss!! Prayers and hugs for you and your family. ❤

  9. I was so sad to hear of Bob’s passing. I enjoyed working with him at Greenfield. He always looked after me and made sure my classroom was taken care of.

  10. So sorry about your loss,Cassie and girls. We worked with Bob at Loraine Elem for a period of time. I was sec. there and Burle was the custodian and bus driver. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bob was a good man.

  11. Also sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Dean and I enjoyed our years at Unity working with Bob.

  12. Cassie so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers out to you and the girls! Bob would never pass me up when he seen me. Will always remember him. Hugs & luv ya all!

  13. I am so sorry to hear about Bob’s death. I enjoyed working with him at Greenfield. After he retired, I got to frequently see him at Dairy Queen when we took our granddaughter there after religion class. We seemed to have the same Dairy Queen schedule. Bob’s family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Cassie, we are sorry to hear about Bob. If there is anything we can do to help you, please don’t hesitate to call us.

  15. I am saddened to hear of Bob’s passing! I enjoyed working with him! My prayers go out to his family!

  16. Cassie so sorry to hear about Bobs passing. May the dear Lord be with you during this time of sorrow.

  17. Cassie. We are so so sorry. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

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