Robert "Bob" Wuestenfeld

Dec 22, 1958 - Jan 05, 2022

Robert "Bob" Wuestenfeld

December 22, 1958 - January 05, 2022


Robert Kent "Bob" Wuestenfeld, age 63, of Quincy, died Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 10:40 pm in Blessing Hospital.

Bob was born December 22, 1958 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Dale and Mary Hibbard Wuestenfeld. He married Karen Ellerbrock on October 3, 1981 in Quincy. She survives.

Bob was a 1977 graduate of Quincy High School. He had been employed by Schlipman Construction for the past 35 years, where he constructed both residential and commercial buildings. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He made walking sticks, coasters, and doll houses and other toys for his grandchildren.

Bob was an active member of Trinity United Church of Christ where he served as an elder. He was also past president of the Consistory, and he was the church van driver. Bob was also active with Boy Scouts Troop 1.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two children, Raymond "Lee" (Leah) Wuestenfeld of Quincy, and Jamie (Jacob) Petri of Carlinville, IL; five grandchildren, Tommy Coulter, Olivia Wuestenfeld, Eleanora Wuestenfeld, Ellie Petri, and Charlie Petri; his parents, Dale and Mary Wuestenfeld of Quincy; his brother, Ken Wuestenfeld of Sherman, TX; his sister-in-law, Janice (Rick) Bersano of Libertyville, IL; and nieces and nephews: Kelly Garnett, Joe Wuestenfeld, Kent (Shana) Wuestenfeld, Julie (Mike) Earls, Jenny (Eric) Fernandez, Thomas Bersano, and Colleen Bersano; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by a brother, David Wuestenfeld; his sister, Kay Wuestenfeld; and his parents-in-law, Willis and Donna Ellerbrock.

Services: 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Trinity United Church of Christ, with Rev. Timothy White officiating.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Tuesday January 11, 2022 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ. Memorial Donations may be made online at

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

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Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:00 am
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