Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Robert "Bob" Forester, 78, of Aurora passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 in his home.

            He was born to Howard and Mildred Jamison Forester on May 11, 1942 in Tahlequah, OK.  He was a retired contractor, commander of Legion Post 149 in Freistatt, MO. and a U.S. Army Veteran.

            Survivors include his wife, Linda; three sons, Sam Forester and wife, Tiffany of Blue Eye, MO., Mike Forester and wife, Becky of Aurora, MO. and Richard Wilson of Miller, MO.; two daughters, Brenda Sanders and husband, Randy of Monett, MO. and Carla Athen and husband, Brian of Rogersville, MO.; three brothers, Tim Forester, Gilbert Forester and Fred Forester all of Marionville, MO.; one sister, Sue Gripka of Texas; 12 grandchildren, Ashton Forester, Drew Kalupa, Justin Sagataw, Addie, Haden and Emma Forester, Chris and Daniel Wilson, Grant and Carter Athen, Lindsey Painter and Garrett Sanders; and 3 great-grandchildren, JR. and Chris Wilson and Holden Painter.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Herb and Joe Forester.

            Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m. in the Faith Full Gospel Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Marionville IOOF Cemetery with full military honors.

‚Äč            Visitation will be held Monday from 5-7 p.m. in the church.