Mr. Bien was a retired journeyman carpenter. He attended Bailey Technical School and worked as a mechanic before becoming a carpenter. Bob was a member of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 0662. He loved stock car racing.
Mr. Bien was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon & Rita, nee Schmidt, Bien; and a sister Toni Hannon.
Surviving are his four sisters, Suzanne Bien of Forestdale, MA,
Karen (John) Temporiti of St. Louis, MO,
JoAnn (Galen) Ford of Cape Girardeau, MO,
and Patti Bien of Mascoutah, IL;
three aunts, Laverne Feiling of Belleville, IL,
Pauline (Alvin) Bietsch of Belleville, IL,
& Mary Schmidt of Millstadt, IL;
11 nieces and nephews;
and great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity Services, 973 North 6th Street, Mascoutah, IL, 62258Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. David Darin officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL, at a later date.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Dearest brother and friend, your quiet presence and unfailing strength will continue to serve as an inspiration to those lives you have touched. You will be missed.
Suzanne, Forestdale, MA, 02644
JoAnn, Karen, Suzie, and Patti,
I am so sorry for the loss of your brother.
Pam Johnson, Oregon, Wisconsin, 53575
Our Deepest Sympathy in the loss of Your Brother, Uncle & Friend: May Bob rest eternally in “God Loving Arms”!
Prayers, Hugs and with LOVE ….
Colleen & Jack
Colleen & Jack Nold, Belleville, Illinois, 62221-7703