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Robert Short

June 8, 1953 — August 30, 2013

SECOR- Robert D. "Bosco" Short, 60, of Secor, passed away at
6:17 AM on Friday August 30, at OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center in

He was born on June 8, 1953 in Pontiac, a son of
Sylvester and Ida (Kratovcil) Short. He married Karen Gray in 1986
in El Paso and she survives.

Also surviving are his 2 brothers, Gerald Short,
Pontiac, Bradley Short, OH; his sister, Dorothy Ellis, OH; his
step-son Tim Elyea, AK; sister-in-law Carol Short, El Paso; 4
granddaughters, Morgan, Macy, Taylor, Antonia, and several nieces
and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers;
and 4 sisters.

He enjoyed watching NASCAR and especially enjoyed
the company of his cat Sarafina.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on
Friday September 6, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Secor with
Rev. Scott Adle officiating. Burial will be at a later date and
private for the family.

Memorials may be directed to his family.

Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is assisting
the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be directed to his family at

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