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In Memory of

William Robert Henderson

November 19, 1937 - September 13, 2016

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William Robert "Bob" Henderson, of Arlington Heights was born November 19, 1937 in Cambridge, Ohio to William Revere and Roberta (nee Todd) Henderson and passed away September 13, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis C. (nee Piotrowski) Henderson; loving father of Douglas (Lisa) Henderson, Pamela (John) Dolniak, Donna (Joe) Bitz and Diana (Mike) Hrametz; cherished grandfather of Kailey, Rachael, Kaitie, Jessica, Jenny, Michael and Nicky and dear brother of Betty Yonker, Elaine (Jim) Callihan and Marlene (John) Gombeda. Bob was named an "All Ohio", and "All...

William Robert "Bob" Henderson, of Arlington Heights was born November 19, 1937 in Cambridge, Ohio to William Revere and Roberta (nee Todd) Henderson and passed away September 13, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis C. (nee Piotrowski) Henderson; loving father of Douglas (Lisa) Henderson, Pamela (John) Dolniak, Donna (Joe) Bitz and Diana (Mike) Hrametz; cherished grandfather of Kailey, Rachael, Kaitie, Jessica, Jenny, Michael and Nicky and dear brother of Betty Yonker, Elaine (Jim) Callihan and Marlene (John) Gombeda. Bob was named an "All Ohio", and "All American" football player in high school and college. He accepted a scholarship and played collegiate football at the University of Illinois for Coach Ray Elliott. It was there he met the love of his life, Phyllis. They enjoyed a fairytale life together - valuing family, church, and his passion for teaching and coaching football in District 214. In their retirement they enjoyed traveling the world, spending time with family, and seeing Bob's high school football jersey retired in Ohio. In his last year Bob fought ALS with courage and dignity. Visitation will be Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 3-7 PM at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights and Monday, September 19 at St. Raymond De Penafort Church, Elmhurst Road (Rt. 83) and Lincoln Streets, Mt. Prospect from 9:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Arlington Heights Wheeling Township Cemetery.