MARSEILLES — Robert McLennan, 79, of Marseilles, passed away Sunday, April 8, at his home.
A Celebration of Life will be at a later date. Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites.
Robert was born Nov. 20, 1938, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to William and Anna (Johnston) McLennan. He married Judith Garrison on Jan. 20, 1958, in Rock Island.
Robert owned and operated the McLennan Builders since 1973. He enjoyed hiking and traveling, and in 2008, at the age of 70, he hiked 2,200 miles on the Appalachian Trail.
He is survived by his wife, Judy; one son, William; four daughters, Christina, Regina, Kari and Shawna; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth and Mary; and one brother, Joe.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John.
Memorials may be directed to The Appalachian Trail Conservancy or to a charity of the donor's choice.
The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at ottawafuneralhome.com.
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