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Robert E. Reger

Robert E. Reger, 71, of Chicago –better known as Bob– passed away on September 17, 2021. He is survived by his loving partner Connie and his two daughters Kristin & Sabrina. He was creative and had many artistic endeavors, and was most known for the posters and light shows he designed for bands. He had a brilliant mind and spent his time tinkering with anything he could get his hands on. Bob was a man with an eccentric personality who excelled in enthusiastic storytelling, and was the founder of the Order of the Rings.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Chicago, location TBD.
Please contact Kristin via https://forms.gle/buRLFdktfLLLvjPR6 or Sabrina via FACEBOOK if you would like to receive the information about this service.

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options.


Just learned about this. So sorry. I knew Bob growing up and he was a friend of the family. We went to the archery range a few times and on an archery trip to northern Wisconsin many years ago.

Seth Robey Dec 12 2021 7:02 PM

Throughout most of my life, I always heard Bob refered to as \"Elmo\" or \"L-Ron\" ( I only figured out the whole LOTR connection later) he and my dad, Barry were nerds together. Bob would pop by on occasion , but he wasn\'t the typical alcoholic musician regular who might spend the night passed out on our floor after a night of jamming. Bob would send my parents grand invitations with drawings and calligraphy. He was always a mysterious character to me, until my dad died.

When my dad died, Bob and I began to hang out a bit. He took an interest in my creative endeavors and came out to film my shows. He and I nerded out about technology, mysticism, sound, and light. I liked hanging out with him because he reminded me of my father, and I\'m pretty sure he liked hanging out with me because I reminded him of my father as well.

Micah Bezold Oct 1 2021 9:49 PM

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Micah Bezold Oct 1 2021 9:31 PM

He was always nice to me, fun and the adult in the room when one needed to be there. Not a bad word could I say about him. Will be missed, sadly. ♥

Doyle Allen Sep 28 2021 11:20 PM

Very sorry to learn this. Bob was smart, wise, strong, generous and amazingly creative. He was a talented artist and always busy with something interesting. He was very insightful, with a piercing sense of humor. We were close friends for thirty years and shared aome interesting experiences. We did have a falling out which wasn't ever really patched up, and I regret that a great deal. Warmest condolences to his family. Isildur.

John Robey Sep 25 2021 8:14 AM

Farewell to our legendary leader, the incomparable Elrond. May your journey to the Blessed Realm be all you hoped it would be. Thank you for letting us share in your adventures. Your faithful subject, Arwen.

Clo Valone-Dunson Sep 19 2021 8:25 PM

My deepest sympathy

Margaretloris@earthlink.net Sep 19 2021 12:45 PM

Kristen and Sabrina so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and

James Raz Sep 19 2021 8:48 AM

Kristin and Sabrina…I am so sorry for your loss. Your are in my prayers..

Rosemarie Beasley Sep 19 2021 8:37 AM