Robert Frederick Koentop
Sept. 25, 1954 Ė Feb. 4, 2011
Frederick Koentop, 56, of Batavia, Ill., passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011,
in East Hartford, Conn., of unknown causes. He was born Sept. 25, 1954, in
Waukesha, the son of Donald and Mavene (nee Gowans) Koentop.
Robert "Bob" was a member of Bethany
Lutheran Church in Batavia and served many years on the church council and
with adult learning.
He was employed with Environmental Restoration,
LLC, of St. Louis, as a program manager of environmental remediation and
hazardous materials removal. Bob graduated with a bachelorís of science
degree in biology and minor in environmental science from Rutgers
University in New Brunswick, N.J., and from St. Joseph High School in
Metuchen, N.J. Bob played competitive softball in church and park district
A leagues in Batavia. He was a fan of all sports including his favorites,
the Chicago Blackhawks, the Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Bears and the
University of Miami Hurricanes.
He is survived by his daughters, Jayna and Jill
Koentop of Batavia; a brother, Steven (Carmen) Koentop of Tomís River,
N.J.; his mother, Mavene of Waukesha; a nephew, David of Atlanta; his aunt
and cousins in Waukesha; and his former wife, Marla Koentop of Batavia.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave.,
Batavia. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral
service Thursday, Feb. 10, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St.,
Batavia. The Rev. Steven Srock will officiate.
Services will also be held locally from 10 a.m.
until the 11:30 a.m. prayer service Friday, Feb. 11, at Randle-Dable
Funeral Home, 1110. S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Interment will follow at
Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Bethany
Lutheran Church in Batavia or Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola
University, Maywood, Ill.
For additional information, contact Moss Family
Funeral Home in Batavia at 630-879-7900 or visit online at
or contact Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation & Preplanning Services in
Waukesha at 547-4035 or go to
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