McCall funeral slated for Tuesday |

McCall funeral slated for Tuesday

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Robert Lee McCall, of Silverthorne, died on June 2 at his home. He was born in Lincoln, Neb., to Genevieve and Ralph McCall. He has one sister, Carol Davis, of Mobile, Ala. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1964, and had several insurance degrees.He married Donna Mae Olander on Jan. 12, 1963, in Lincoln, Neb. They have three married children; Shelley (Steve) Hari, Rick (Amy) McCall and Joel (Yanira) McCall. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren, one waiting in Haiti to join his family. He had one great-grandson.

He retired from State Farm Insurance Companies in 1998 after 35 years and moved to Silverthorne where he loved the mountains and the beauty that they encompass. He loved to fly fish, ride bikes and take mountain walks until the past two years when his health would not allow it.He was very active at Dillon Community Church currently serving on the Elder Board for his second term. He was involved with three small groups of Bible study and fellowship. He has been the Director of the Food Bank at the church for six years. He served on the Benevolence Committee in the past and loved to work with Vacation Bible School. In addition, he volunteered at BOEC in the disabled ski program for three years. He was an active volunteer with the TAME program, a program of horse therapy for disabled children. He served at Mountain Ministries once a month. For two years, he volunteered with the ESL program in Silverthorne. He was a host at Arapahoe Basin for the past six years. He had a very tender heart for the children of Haitian Christian Ministries where he sponsored five children.

He enjoyed traveling all over the world, but most importantly he loved to visit his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his grandson Troy Hari.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m., at the Dillon Community Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Services are under the direction of Rocky Mountain Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Lincoln, Neb., at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Haitian Christian Ministries – New church fund. Please send donations to forwarding agents, Steve and Shelley Hari, 2210 Woodfield Rd. Bloomington, IL 61704.

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