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Robert M. Shattuck, 50, of Lincoln, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Prior to visitation, there will be a prayer service
at 3 p.m.
A memorial Mass and celebration of life
service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family
Church, 316 S. Logan, with the Rev. Jeff Laible
Mr. Shattuck was cremated and burial will be at a
He was an architectural designer for J.H. Petty
Associates in Springfield for 14 years. With his
work as a designer and project manager, he had
designed and managed over 100 projects in the
Lincoln area, including West Lincoln-Broadwell
School, Lincoln City Hall, the Lincoln Recreational
Center, Collision Concepts and the new Humane
Society building. For his tremendous contributions
to the city, the Lincoln City Council declared April
9, 2011, as "Bob Shattuck Day."
Bob was born March 1, 1961, in Grayling, Mich.
His parents were Lorraine Larive and Paul Shattuck.
He married Mary Stahlhut on Oct. 2, 1982.
He is survived by his wife; three children, Craig
(and Thomas Modzelewski) of West Bloomfield, Mich.,
Emily of Bloomington and Maggie of Bloomington; his
mother, of Roscommon, Mich.; one brother, Matthew
(and Addie) of Milford, Mich.; and two sisters,
Susan (and Russ) Lindsey of Denver, Colo., and Ann
(and Mike) Murphy of Livonia, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Bob was an Eagle Scout and was a scoutmaster in
Lincoln for several years. He was also a board
member and past chairman of the corporate board of
BPOE 914 of Lincoln Elks Club. He was a member of
Holy Family Catholic Church.
He grew up in Roscommon, Mich., and attended Ferris
State University. He later received an associate
degree from Lincoln Land Community College.
Living in Bears country, Bob was proud to admit
he was a Lions fan, and he became a true Lincolnite
when he moved to Lincoln.
Bob felt that his family was his greatest
accomplishment in life. Golf and his golfing family
became his devotion. His loyal golfing friends
became a solid support team who practiced God's love
through their great compassion as they helped the
family through his two years with cancer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to cover
his medical expenses and for a memorial at the
Lincoln Elks Golf Course may be made to the Robert
Shattuck Benefit Fund at Logan County Bank, 303
Pulaski St., Lincoln, IL 62656.
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