OBITUARY

Robert Mark Hill

May 16, 1945February 21, 2021

Robert M. Hill, 75, of Kimball, died in Englewood, Colorado on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kimball with Father Mike McDermott officiating. Inurnment will be held in the Kimball Cemetery following the funeral mass. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. to sign the register book and leave condolences for the family. Friends may also visit www.cantrellfh.com to view Bob’s Tribute Wall and leave condolences and stories for the family. Memorials have been established to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The services for Bob have been entrusted to the Cantrell Funeral Home.

Robert Mark Hill was born in Glasgow, Montana on May 16, 1945, the son of James and Eleanora (Heckner) Hill. He was raised and attended school in Glasgow. Bob graduated from high school in 1964. He attended Carroll Catholic College in Montana and studied business administration. Bob enlisted in the US Navy in 1965 and served during the Vietnam War, Bob was honorably discharged in 1969. Following his discharge Bob moved to Denver and was married to JoAnne Coslet on April 15, 1970. They were later divorced. While in Denver, Bob owned and operated an auto shop. On November 22, 1989 he was married to Jacqueline Westrich in Denver. They moved to Granby, Colorado and operated a retail furniture store. They moved to Kimball in 2003 and Bob and Jacque sold retail furniture, owning the Little Department Store and later the Décor Store. He enjoyed doing anything outside, especially camping, hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife Jacque Hill of Kimball, NE; daughters Carol Henderson of Massachuetts, Krista Hill of Missoula, MT., Christine (Dan) Muse of Denver, CO., Julie Golembiewski of Kimball, NE and Merriebeth (Mark Deay-Reusch) Golembiewski of Englewood, CO; brother James (Lana) Hill of Helena, MT; sister Darleen Stratton of Glasgow, MT; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Donna, Bonnie and Carol, and granddaughter Alexzandra Trujillo.

  • FAMILY

  • His wife Jacque Hill of Kimball, NE; daughters Carol Henderson of Massachuetts, Krista Hill of Missoula, MT., Christine (Dan) Muse of Denver, CO., Julie Golembiewski of Kimball, NE and Merriebeth (Mark Deay-Reusch) Golembiewski of Englewood, CO; brother James (Lana) Hill of Helena, MT; sister Darleen Stratton of Glasgow, MT; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Donna, Bonnie and Carol, and granddaughter Alexzandra Trujillo.

Services

  • Register Book Signing

    Friday, March 26, 2021

  • Memorial Mass

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Mark Deay-Reusch

March 30, 2021

Bob was not only my father-in-law he was my friend.  Sometimes those two don't mix, but with Bob it was a relationship that worked wonderfully.  Once he was upset with me on a fishing trip in Wyoming. Saying things like "you made a dam hole in the floor, letting in cold air" we were tent camping in early April,  it was cold that week, but I had no idea what he ment about the hole? When we broke down camp there was a divit in the ground where Bob was sleeping at the edge of the tent. There also was a shovel next to the hole out side the tent in the gravel of the stream bed. I often think about that fishing trip and that hole. Why didn't Bob scoop a little gravel in the divit? The shovel was right there and he was the only one feeling the draft that week. Really I didn't feel to upset after finding the hole that so upset Bob, because he was one of the best fisherman I have ever had the pleasure to fish with he alwise had bragging rights,  first one to catch, largest one of anyone else, most in a day... really I could only take so-much and a little cold air was worth it to cool him down a little.  It's worth noting he was sleeping next to the furnace and I don't beleve there was to much of a draft that the furnace didn't makeup for.  Not only did Bob teach me more about fishing he also thought me about friends and family.  How to listen and help. when it's time to step in and when it's not. What a mentor we all have lost what a  friendship I will miss forever.  I promised Bob to take care of the family but he needs to know no on is as good at it as he is. He truly is a fisherman and he hooked me the first time we met

Wanda Milton

March 25, 2021

To Jacquie and family....So sorry for your loss. Bob fought a long, valiant battle. He always had a smile and offered help whenever needed. Hold on to the good memories!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY