Bob retired from Belleville West High School after 34 years as a teacher/administrator. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed building and remodeling. While retired, he and Sandy enjoyed traveling at home and abroad.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Petri.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra, nee Hull, Petri;
a step-son, Matt Schewe of Belleville, IL;
two step-daughters, Erin (Dan) Steinkamp of Fenton, MO, and Brie (Bob) Fournie, Jr. of Millstadt, IL;
an adopted daughter, Karen (Bryan) Turner of Edwardsville, IL;
eight grandchildren, Tyler, Ian, and Kennedy Steinkamp, Madison and Braden Fournie, and Chloe, Cooper, and Macy Turner;
his mother, Ruth D., nee Schrader, Petri of Belleville, IL;
and a sister, Jeany (Billy Marion) Ackiss of Portsmouth, VA.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.