Robert “Bob” Clendenin

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Robert “Bob” A. Clendenin, 92, of Belleville, IL, born April 18, 1931, in Sparta, IL, died Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Liberty Village of Maryville, Maryville, IL.

Bob worked for Wonder Bread and retired after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Matthew Church, Belleville, IL. Bob was a family man and had especially loved traveling and dancing with his wife.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Pauline Ruth, nee Eggers, Clendenin, whom he married on October 14, 1950, and who died on March 26, 2017; a daughter, Joan Randolph Clendenin; his parents, Arkell W. and Dolores M., nee Sidick, Clendenin; three sisters, Carol J. Clendenin, and Bonita “Sue” (Scotty) Young, Brenda Kay (Jim) Prost; his brother, Kenneth E. (Bonnie) Clendenin; and a son-in-law, Gary Stein.

Robert is survived by his two daughters and a son, Patricia “Patti” (Terry) Westhoff, Lois Stein,
and Paul (Barb DeHart) Clendenin;
13 grandchildren;
31 great-grandchildren;
a sister, Mary (Dan) Moeller;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Monday, August 21, 2023, at St. Matthew Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Monday, August 21, 2023, at St. Matthew Church, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Dr. Bob Swickard officiating.

Entombment will be at Valhalla Mausoleum, Belleville, IL.


3 Comments on Robert “Bob” Clendenin

Carolyn Wottowa said : Guest Report Aug 23, 2023 at 10:28 AM

Just want to extend my sympathy to the family. I used to work with Pat and Lois. They were always so supportive in any of my family losses. Just want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers

  • O’Fallon
  • Il
Francis Impastato said : Guest Report Aug 17, 2023 at 9:02 PM

Thank You Bob. See You later. I look forward to that smile again. Rest in His Grace and Peace.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Kendra Jones ( Clendenin) said : Guest Report Aug 17, 2023 at 2:17 PM

I want to say to the family how very sorry to have lost another loved one. Prayers go out to all of you. ❤️

  • Colorado Springs
  • Co

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