Robert Hilby

Posted 6/28/21

EAST DUBUQUE–Robert J. “Bob” Hilby, 60, East Dubuque/Menominee, passed away Thursday, June 24, from injuries sustained from a train accident.

A funeral service will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 2 at Nativity BVM Church in Menominee, with burial to be at a later date. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 1 at Furlong Funeral Chapel in Galena.

In lieu of plants and flowers, a Robert J. Hilby Memorial Fund has been established. His family would like to extend a special thank you to the Engle family, members of the Canadian National Railway, the Menominee-Dunleith and East Dubuque fire departments, Galena Area EMS, Midwest Medical Center staff and local law enforcement agencies.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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