Mr. Jung worked as a newspaper pressman in St. Louis, MO, before his retirement. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on PT boats during World War II.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Genevieve B., nee Dumstorff, Jung, whom he married on May 21, 1949, and who died on March 23, 2016; his parents, Robert and Mae, nee Schoen, Jung; two brothers, Kenneth Jung and Richard (Barbara) Jung; a half-sister, Barbara Alexander; and a son-in-law, Kent Heidenreich.
Surviving are three daughters, Donna (Warren) Schenewerk of Freeburg, IL, Beverly (William) Fronterhouse of Fairbanks, AK, and Elaine Heidenreich of Freeburg, IL;
four grandchildren, Dr. Christopher Schenewerk, Brian (Tracy) Schenewerk, Lucas (Katelyn) Heidenreich, and Madelaine (David) Robbins;
two great-grandchildren, Kyle and Ryan Schenewerk;
a brother, Ronald (Leona) Jung of Freeburg;
a half-brother, Raymond Gary Gunn;
a half-sister, Janice Jung;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.