Robert A. Springer, 96 of Aurora passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at his home. He was born to Claude “Tink” and Clara White Springer on November 12, 1925 in Venice, IL. He was a retired steel worker and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include his son, Rob Springer of Aurora; daughter, Catherine Franklin of Florida; 4 grandchildren, Elaine Richland, Jennifer Badgett, Patrick and Matthew Springer; and 5 great-grandchildren, Henry Springer, Charlotte Springer, Katie Badgett, Isabelle Badgett and Miley Badgett.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Helen; daughter, Barbara Waggnor; and two sisters, Hazel Littlejon and Evelyn Ellis.


Funeral services were held Friday, April 22 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial with full military honors was in Maple Park Cemetery.

Peterson Funeral Chapel