Robert C. Maher, age 64 of Pocahontas, IL, died Monday, August 26, 2019, at his residence in Pocahontas, IL.
He was born on May 12, 1955, in VA, the son of Edwin and Dixie (nee Bandy) Mauer, Jr.
On June 19, 1987, he married Kathy A. Reinacher at Edwardsville, IL.
Robert was born and grew up in Virginia, living with his Aunt Minnie. After high school he joined the US Army with duty in Vietnam. When he returned home he worked as an over the road truck driver for 42 years. He retired in 2018. He enjoyed playing board games, attending Highland Speedway to watch races, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Wife – Kathy A. Maher, nee Reinacher, Pocahontas, IL
Daughter – Desiree Annette Maher-Morres
Daughter – Dixie Marie Maher-Asher
Son – Beau Maher
Step Daughter – Beverly S. (Eric) Faust, Aviston, IL
Step Son – Scott A. (Heather) Wisnasky, Pocahontas, IL
Step Great Grandchildren
Brother – Barry Pierce
Sister – Debbie Holman
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Edwin M. Mauer, Jr.
Mother – Dixie M. Maher, nee Bandy
Step Son – Corey A. Wisnasky – Died 08/17/2002
Step Grandchild – Aylssa Sewell
Step Grandchild – Drake Anthony Wisnasky
Step Grandchild – Abbie Lain Wisnasky
Brother – Junior Maher
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Celebration of Life Services will be planned at a later date.
Interment will be at Tisdale Cemetery in Sorento, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family.