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Robert Lawrence Cerven

October 29, 1941 ~ August 16, 2021 (age 79)


Robert L. Cerven, 79, died on August 16, 2021 at 8:25pm at his home in Irving.

Robert was born on October 29, 1941 in Pana, IL the son of Paul Joseph Sr. and Emma Ann Desatnick Cerven.
Robert was a  Yeoman 3rd Class the in the US Navy, he then attended Eastern Illinois University and Graduated with a BS in Accounting in 1971.

He married Carolyn A. Walch on November 26, 1971 at St. Raymond, Catholic Church in Raymond.

Robert was working as an Accountant at Federated Funeral Directors Assn. in Springfield before he retired in 2003 he had also worked locally David Fleming CPA and Schmidt Trucking in Litchfield. 
Bob enjoyed Playing Tennis and watching re-runs of old westerns, He Especially enjoyed family holiday get togethers and family reunions.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn, son, Stephen wife Jennifer Cerven of Colchester, IL, daughters, Leann husband Wesley Kridner of New Boston, MI and Laura Cerven of Harrodsburg, KY. and his grandchildren, Collin and Austin Cerven and Isabel, Henry and Lillian Kridner, also surviving are his siblings; Marie Tolly of Louisville, KY, Paul  wife Grace Cerven of Blue River, WI, Martin Cerven of Pana, Barbara husband Patrick Norris of Pana, Veronica husband Floyd Pattenof Stacy, MN, James wife Rebecca Cerven of Carbondale, Andrew wife Kathryn Cerven of Charleston and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Visitation for friends and family will be held on Saturday August 21 at 9:30 until 11:00am at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro .

A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 in , with Fr. Dan Willenborg officiating. Burial will follow at St. Raymond Catholic Cemetery in Raymond .

Memorials may be made to The St. Agnes Building fund or the donors Local Food Pantry 

Online condolences can be made at WWW.HOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM.

Funeral arrangements were trusted to Hough and Sons Funeral Home, 1119 SCHOOL ST HILLSBORO, IL 62049, (217) 532-6080.

To send flowers to Robert's family, please visit our floral store.


August 21, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
Tremont St
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Funeral Mass
August 21, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
Tremont St
Hillsboro, IL 62049

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