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Robert R. Fuesel

December 19, 1935 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 86)
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Obituary

Robert R. Fuesel, 86, died at his home in Palos Heights.  Born December 19, 1935 to Joseph Fuesel and Anna Baron, in Chicago.  Beloved husband of 60 years to Margaret, nee Sacco, dear father to Paul (Ex: Marsha Failor) of Seattle, Gregg (Elizabeth) of Omaha, Neb., Jerry (Marie) of Orland Park, fond grandfather of Robert, Benjamin, Carrie, and Owen.  Preceded in death by brother Stan (Barbara) of Fairfax, VA. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Retired from the Internal Revenue Service criminal division as special agent (1958 - 1986), U.S. Military Reserves (Marines and Airforce OSI).  Former president, Federal Criminal Investigators Association and National Association of Crime Commissioners.  Served as Executive Director of the Chicago Crime Commission (1986 - 1991).  Fuesel enjoyed sharing stories of his work on investigations of organized crime figures and of narcotic and gambling operations.  He helped those telling the history of organized crime and, prior to his retirement, acted as a consultant on the movie, The Untouchables.  Member of the Illinois Police Association and the Fraternal Order of Police.  Lay minister at Incarnation Catholic Church, Crestwood, he proudly created a garden for the Blessed Mary and set up the Adoration Chapel and book stand. 

Visitation Friday, June 17, 2022 from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M.  Funeral Saturday, June 18th, 10:15 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to Incarnation Catholic Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, for an 11:00 A.M. Mass.  Interment will be in private at St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.   In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 17, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
Saturday
June 18, 2022

10:15 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Mass
Saturday
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Incarnation Catholic Church
5757 W. 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Interment

Private
Private
Private, IL 00000

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