Robert C. Posta

Robert C. Posta, age 69, of La Grange. Beloved husband of Jo Ellyn Posta, nee Jacobson; loving father of Amanda (Daniel Maali) Posta and Christopher Posta; brother of Elayne (Ronald) Grzeda; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Robert enjoyed camping, fishing, and hiking, as well as many hobbies including woodworking, mechanics, and all manners of restoration. He was a dedicated volunteer of The Children’s Farm and enjoyed driving his Oliver tractor while there.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at 2:00 PM with time of service at 4:00 PM. The Celebration of Life will take place at The Children’s Farm at The Center, located at 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, IL 60464. Parking is available on the East side of Southwest Highway.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Children’s Farm at The Center or The Wellness House, 131 N County Line Rd, Hinsdale, IL.

Interment Private.

Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Barbara Mahn condolence:

    Sincerest condolences, we are so very sad to hear of Bob’s passing. Heaven has taken another great soul way too soon.

  2. Jim Burnett condolence:

    JoEllyn our hearts go out to you. I loved working with Bob, and always enjoyed his sense of humor. Teresa and I were shocked to hear about his passing. Please know we are praying for God’s comfort to surround you and your family.

  3. Gwen Lechner condolence:

    My heart goes out to the Posta family during this most difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the love of family and friends give you comfort and peace.

  4. Anne-Marie Rempala condolence:

    Larry and I are deeply saddened by the news of Bob’s passing. He was a dear friend and will always remain so in our hearts. We pray that he now rests in peace and we pray that loving memories will comfort his family and friends during this difficult time. Sending love and healing thoughts.

  5. Claire Westrick condolence:

    Dear JoEllyn and Kids,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We are saying heartfelt prayers for Bob and all of you.

  6. Sandra Donovan condolence:

    Dear Joellyn and family, Tim and I loved spending time with both you and Bob. With his sense of humor and caring, patient nature he was a joy to be around. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your children.
    Sandy & Tim

  7. Lawrence Rempala condolence:

    MY Friend for 50 years !!! I will cherish the wonderful times we spent. One of my most precious memories is Horse Back riding in the mountains of Colorado. The many nights of camping. Laying on a picnic bench at night watching a Meteor shower. Exploring all the Waterfalls at Starved Rock.Fishing at Rock Creek with you and Fiore. Visiting the Brookfield Zoo(AFTER CLOSING) Dodging the MP’s at the Argonne National Labs and Peabody’s Tomb adventures. THEE adventures that NOBODY believed we had. MISS YOU..My Friend !!!

  8. Mary M Peake condolence:

    Dear Jo Ellyn, Amanda, and Chris,
    Darryl and I want to offer our condolences on your loss. Bob was a wonderful man, husband, and father. I know he will be greatly missed. I hope the thoughts and prayers we are sending your way will help ease this hard time.
    Mary and Darryl Peake

  9. Maria Crawford condolence:

    Amanda, Dan and Family- Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. We are thankful for the years Mr. Posta kept us safe at Fontanini with his back flow expertise.

  10. Jeff Triska condolence:

    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Bob and I worked together for many years at Muellermist, work was just not the same when he moved on to another job. He was truly one of a kind.

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