Robert Martin Hoover, 56, of Granite City, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at his home.
He was born in Montgomery, Ohio, on Dec. 7, 1957, the son to Wayne B. and Nancy (nee Martin) Hoover.
He and Karen Elizabeth Puder were married in 1991 in St. Louis.
Robert worked at HUMCO in St. Louis for more than 30 years. He enjoyed collecting knick knacks, playing games on his phone and he loved fishing. He will be truly missed by all his family and friends. “We love you Hoover.”
Robert is survived by two daughters, Anna Lea Hoover of Granite City and Mandy Lee Hoover of Caseyville; three sons, Kevin Martin Hoover of Granite City, Patrick Ryan Puder of Elsberry, Mo., and Kristopher Puder of Valley Park, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Mason Eli Hoover, Ryan Patrick Puder and Lillian Elizabeth Puder.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Karen Elizabeth Puder, and both parents.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory in Granite City. Online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com.