Robert “Bob” Mydill, age 90, passed away February 26th, 2018 in Elgin, Il. Bob was born on Feb. 5th 1928 to his parents , Gus and Betty Mydill in Chicago, Il. Bob married the love of his life Leona Mae Hinz in 1950.
They raised a family in Bartlett where he was a volunteer firefighter and eventually fire chief. Bob loved his family, friends and community. He entertained all with jokes and magic tricks which he continued all his life. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ray, and his wife Leona Mae Hinz.
He is survived by his sister BettyAnne (Frank) Pellizzari, daughters; Pam (Bill) Cooper, MaryLou Mydill, grandchildren; Shawn (Sara) , Eryca (Brett), Kate, Adrea, Hannah, Sophie and Matthew (Kristi); and seven great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on April 28th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home 305 Park St. Elgin, IL 60120. Service will follow at Mt. Emblem cemetery Elmhurst, IL where he will be put to rest alongside his wife.