Robert Louis Tottleben

Robert Louis Tottleben, age 67 of Maryville, IL born November 19, 1948 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away at 1:40 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence. 

Robert was a 1966 Collinsville High School graduate.  He attended Southern Illinois University, and was certified as a machine operator.  He retired from the Illinois Central Railroad after 19 years of service.  He enjoyed woodworking, playing the guitar, and boating.  He liked to watch Cardinals baseball, and old cowboy movies.  He was a member of Christadelphian Fellowship in Troy, IL. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas E. Tottleben. 

He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. nee Brown Tottleben, whom he married on September 16, 2000; his mother, Shirley nee Buhl Tottleben of Portage, IN; a son, Thomas (Malinda) Tottleben of Maryville, IL; a daughter, Rachel (Jay) Bateman of Pace, FL; a stepson, Eric Grote of Granite City, IL; a stepdaughter, Jeannie (Bob) Adamick of St. Jacob, IL; six grandchildren:  Samantha, Jeremiah and Jacob Tottleben, Riley Shultz, Nicole Haworth, and Hannah Tilden; five step-grandchildren:  Wesley, Kayla and Nicholas Grote, Rachel and Tanner Adamick; a great granddaughter, Emily Haworth; a step-great grandson, Cayson Ball; four sisters:  Patricia (Ron) Kidd of Canada, Barbara (Ron) Bryan of WA, Elizabeth Kopjas of MO, and Dorothy (Jerry) Asbury of IN; a brother-in-law, Donald (Sheila) Brown of Granite City, IL; two sisters-in-laws: Cheryl (Wayne) McCrea of Glen Carbon, IL and Kathy Brown of Staunton, IL; numerous nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be 11am to 1pm on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL. 

Funeral service will be 1pm following the visitation with Jimmy Asbury officiating.  Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL. 

Memorials may be made to Siteman Cancer Center, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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