Obituary: Robert Ulrich, 62, Eureka

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

EUREKA — Robert L. "Bob" Ulrich, 62, of Eureka, died on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Crawfordsville, Ind.

Born April 28, 1950, in Peoria, to Clayton J. "Jim" and Ruth L. Reeb Ulrich, he married Regina Short on May 15, 2005, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents, Jim and Ruth Ulrich of Eureka; two daughters, Jennifer (Jeff) Turner of Mackinaw and Kristina (TJ) Ulrich-Wilson of Eureka; one brother, Mike Ulrich of Eureka; one sister, Peggy (Norm) LaFary of Green Valley; four stepsons, Isac, Matthew, Gregory (Saedrea) and Bobby Smith; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

He worked for Vermeer. He owned Ulrich Tower Services, where he had stacked towers for many years all over Illinois and many other states before becoming a truck driver, working for Cox Transfer in Eureka.

Services will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Fund.

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