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“I was saddened to read of Bob's passing. My prayers are with the family. Bob was a favorite customer ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Jakeway - Rockford, IL

“Dear Bob's Family, All my memories of Bob at Ingersoll are so GOOD. He had a great dry wit :-) God Bless the Brimeyer family ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jim McCarty - Roscoe, IL

“I worked with Bob on a couple work related projects in Rock Island, IL assembling Scalper cutters for Ingersoll Cutting Tools. Bob was a fun person...Read More »

“When I began working at Ingersoll Bob was already working there. He took me under his wing and showed such patience to young new employee. We not...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Johnson

“Ruth and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Pheboe Millsap - Rockford, IL

“Ruth, We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Stan and Annette Trappe and family - IL

“Bob was a great person and we'll miss him. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: George & Sherry Pike - Loves Park, IL

“May Light eternal rest upon him. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Valerie Kazarian - Portland, ME

“Ruth So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Larry & Marilyn (Cox) Holmer ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: larry and marilyn holmer - MN

Robert R. Brimeyer, 72

Rockford- Robert R. Brimeyer, 72 passed away, Thursday, August 07, 2014 at Neighbors Nursing Home, Byron, IL. Born October 10, 1941 in Dubuque, IA., the son of Edward & Gladys (Mehl) Brimeyer. Married Ruth Runde in Menominee, IL on August 24th, 1963. Robert worked for Ingersoll Cutting Tools Co, for fourty-seven years, retiring in October 2009. In addition, he and his wife Ruth owned and operated Crafts Plus from 2001 -2013. Robert was a Cub Master for the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts of America. Robert enjoyed wood working, Nascar, and working on his pond.
Survivors include wife Ruth; son, James Brimeyer; daughters Linda (Tony Booth) Brimeyer and Nancy Estes; brothers Tom (Pat), Roger (Ann), Charles (Pat), and Danny (Alicia) Brimeyer; grandchildren Ronald (Heather) Brimeyer, Michael Estes, Collin Estes, and Courtney Booth; great grandchildren Olivia and Amelia Estes; family special friend Joe Grossman and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by parents; brothers Jim, Jerry, Donald, and David Brimeyer.
Funeral mass will be 10:30 am Monday, August 11, 2014 at St. Edwards Catholic Church. Burial in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation from 9:30 – 10:30 Monday at Church. Arrangements made by Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Mulford Chapel. 1860 S. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL – To express condolences online please visit