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Robert Riefke, Jr.
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Robert Riefke Jr.
Of Arlington Heights

Robert "Bobby" Riefke Jr. was born on March 21, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois to Robert and Bridget (nee Murray) Riefke. He died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his home.

Bobby graduated from St. Mary's University in Winona, MN with a Bachelor of Science in marketing. He worked in the marketing industry for several years before becoming a professional caddy on the PGA Tour. Among his notable accomplishments, Bobby caddied for Justin Leonard for several years including his 1997 win in the British Open.

Bobby is survived by his sons Bobby and Teddy; his father, Robert Riefke; his siblings Collette (Dwayne) Box, Brian, Michelle (Stewart) Smith, and Kevin; and his many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Prayers 9:15 am, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Funeral Home, proceeding to St. James Catholic Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois for Mass at 10:00 am. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Bob's Boys College Education Fund, C/O Glueckert, Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004





9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

831 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


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