Robert Martin Krage

March 6, 1958 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 64)


Robert Krage, 64 of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Pleasant Meadows in Chrisman. Visitation will be on Monday, March 21st from 4-7pm at Kruger Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams Street in Danville.

   Robert was born on March 6, 1958 to Leroy and Addie (Harvey) Krage. He attended schools in Danville, graduating from DHS in 1977. Robert worked from the time he was fourteen at Colonial Parkway, Pepsi, Mervis, and most recently at Bismarck Schools as a Maintenance Man. He enjoyed fishing, yard work, working on lawnmowers, and looking for tools and lawn mowers at rummage sales. He enjoyed building things and fixing things, especially wood work. He was known as “Bob the Builder” at Bismarck High School. Robert spoiled his grandkids, and tried to make every sporting event that he could. He enjoyed watching the Illini, the Cubs, the Bears, and NASCAR when it was still good.  

   Robert married Laura Nance in 1979 and the two later divorced; she passed away in June of 2017. He later met and married Sandy Spencer and the two married after a whirlwind courtship on April 22, 1988. The two have shared nearly thirty-four years together. Surviving is his wife Sandy; four children: Heather Eller, Jason (Bethanie) Sandlin, Shane Krage, and Amanda (Darnell) McKinney; six grandchildren: Emilee, Cole, Desirae, Izabel, Rubiana, and Noah plus one more due in August of this year; and his brothers Kenny and Richard. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Victor and William.

   Messages and memories may be left on our website at, or on the Kruger Funeral Home Facebook page. Donations may be made in Robert’s name to Cancer Treatment Center of America, located in Zion, Illinois.


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March 21, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kruger Funeral Home & Crematory
10 E. Williams St.
Danville, IL 61832

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