Robert M. Province, 67, of Forest Park, formerly of Oak Park, died at Gottlieb Hospital on Oct. 21, 2016. Born in Oak Park on Aug. 29, 1949, he was a mold maker at Clarich Mold. He enjoyed fishing and golf and was commander of the Sons of the American Legion, Commodore Barry Post #256. 

Robert Province is survived by his wife, Linda M. (nee Ganoung); his children, Tim, Brian (Doreen), and David (Nicole); his grandchildren, Megan, Renee, Amber, Madeline, Michael and Frank; his siblings, Mary Province, Patricia Savage, Sheila (Chuck) Compton, Roberta (Ken) Hogan, Mimi (Dale) Kengott, Jerry (Betty) Province, and Janet (Jim) Bell; his brother-in-law, Keith Ganoung; many nieces and nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. and Cecilia (nee Beck); his daughter, Christine; and his mother-in-law, Ruth Ganoung-Fogelman. 

Visitation was held on Oct. 23, followed by a funeral service on Oct. 24 at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, with interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at