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Robert James Keneway, 85, lifelong resident of Sycamore, died Sunday, September 17, 2017, in his home. He was born on September 28, 1931 to Robert W. and Rose (Scott) Keneway. On February 25, 1956, he married Inez Pearson in Maple Park. Robert was a member of the Ohio Grove Grange, 1st Master Jr. Grange, DeKalb County Farm Bureau and was a member of the board for Ohio Grove Cemetery Association. He worked for the DeKalb County Circuit Clerk's office for 20 years in addition to farming. He was a lifelong member of Sycamore United Methodist Church.
Robert is survived by his wife, Inez; children, Joni (Rick) Leffelman of Sycamore and Lori (Tom) Medernach of Geneva; grandchildren, Lindsey (Kurt) Boekenhauer, Cody (Ashley Darlak) Leffelman, Haley (Cody Parillo) Medernach and Taylor Medernach; great-grandchildren, Karson Boekenhauer and Grayson Leffelman; and brother, David (Carol) Keneway.
Predeceased by his parents,
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave., Sycamore.
A visitation will take place at the church on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 4-7:00 PM.
Memorials to Sycamore United Methodist Church.

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  1. Betty Primm

    Lots of good memories of Rob when he was farming and came into the grain elevator. We had some nice visits. He was a sweet man. My sympathy to the entire family. You are all in my prayers.

  2. Patricia Stoll

    My prayers go out to you and your family

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