Robert Hablin

Monday, July 11, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Robert L. Hablin, 89, of Anna died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Union County Hospital.

He was born March 22, 1916, in Murphysboro, son of Lee and Hazel Hinman Halbin. He and Jean Vaughn were married.

Halbin worked at CIPS as a line foreman for many years. He was a member of First Christian Church in Anna. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Richard Halbin of Blueford, Ill.; a daughter, Gloria Verduin of Oro Valley, Ariz.; a brother, William Halbin of Marion, Ill.; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Anna Cemetery, with Dee Armes officiating.

Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.