Obituary – Robert “Bob” Sticken

Last Updated on February 8th, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Robert ‘Bob’ E. Sticken, age 82, of Princeton died on February 3rd.

He was born April 26, 1935 in DePue. He graduated from Hall High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 until 1956. In 2000, he retired from Local 150 Midwest Operating Engineers after 35 years.

He is survived by his wife Cindy; two stepchildren, Amy Prince Merritt and Bill Prince; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jane Miller.

Cremation has been accorded. Private family graveside services will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Zearing Child Enrichment Center in Princeton.

Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is assisting the family. Online condolences for the family of Bob Sticken may be left at