Robert Oliver Lenz
December 18, 1929 – January 12, 2021
Robert O. Lenz, age 91, resident of Oak Lawn, IL passed away on January 12, 2021.
Beloved son of the late Otto H., Sr. and the late Ursula (nee Bartels) Lenz; brother of Kenneth, Sr. (Mary Lou) Lenz and the late Otto H. Lenz, Jr.
“Uncle Boo” was also the proud uncle of Kenneth, Jr. (Debby) Lenz, Michael (Natalie) Lenz, David (Joanne) Lenz, Cheryl (Joe) Onesto, Daniel (Colleen) Lenz and Kevin (Michiko) Lenz.
Also survived by his devoted Godson, John Levickas, who was always around to assist him when and where necessary.
Preceded in death by his special friends Mary Hrapowicz, and her son John Hrapowicz.
His good nature and humor will be greatly missed by all. He was always available to assist anyone in need or make a joke to lighten the mood.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War, losing some of his hearing from incoming shelling while in a foxhole in Korea.
After the Korean War, he became one of the youngest Commanders of the Green Oak American Legion Post 757 in Oak Lawn, Illinois at 28 years of age.
In consideration of the safety of our guests and associates, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home will adhere to the current gathering restrictions in the state of Illinois, which allow 10 or fewer guests at a visitation and services. Proper social distancing must be practiced and all guests will be required to wear face masks at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.
If you are planning to come to Blake-Lamb Funeral Home to pay your respects you must call us at 708-636-1193 to have your name and phone to reserve seating. You are welcome to visit our website to share a memory or leave a message of encouragement for the Lenz family at www.blakelamboaklawn.com
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Private family funeral service to follow. Interment Bethania Cemetery, Justice, IL.
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