Robert “Bob” A. Karrow

Robert “Bob” A. Karrow

Robert “Bob” A. Karrow, 80, of Polo, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris.

Bob was born July 19, 1936, in Sterling the son of Clarence and Helen (Helms) Karrow.  On June 18,1957 in Milledgeville he was united in marriage to Sharon L. Rassmussen (she preceded him in 2004).  He was a veteran of the Army National Guard serving for 16 years.  Bob owned and operated Karrow Plumbing for 21 years.  He was a member of the Polo Lions Club, Mystic Tie Lodge, Polo Historical Society and the Polo Fire Department for over 34 years retiring as Fire Chief in 1994.  After retiring he served on the Polo Fire Board as a Trustee from 2009-2014.  Bob was a member of St. Marks Lutheran church in Polo serving as a council member and property manager for the church.  He was involved with the local Boy Scouts-Troop 61 and had a soft heart for children and animals.

Survivors include daughters Tammy and Trudy Karrow both of Polo; son Tony (Judy) Karrow of Polo; brother Terry (Heidi) Karrow of Minneapolis; 3 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren; special friend Loretta Martin.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 201 N Division Ave, Polo, on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 with services beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will follow at Faimount Cemetery in Polo.

Memorials may be directed to Polo Fire Department and St. Marks Lutheran Church, Polo.

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