Robert E. Christoph
Robert E. Christoph, 88 of Pompano Beach, Florida passed away September 12, 2017.
Loving son of the late William H. and Mary (Spiegel) Christoph. He is survived in death by his brother Richard T. (Ann) Christoph of Lake Forest, IL and Naples , FL. Father of: Scott R. Chrisoph of Wilmette, IL and Darrell T. (Mary) Christoph of Pompano Beach, Florida. Granddad to: Sarah (Tim) Schuck, Susan (Joe) Moss, Sharon (Joe) Boisvert, Jonathan and Mark Christoph. Great Granddad to: Noah and Eli Schuck, Juilian and Emmeline Boisvert and Charlotte Moss.
Robert (Bob) was born in Evanston, IL on October 16, 1928. He graduated with a Bachelor's in Physical Education from the University of Iowa. In addition, he had a love and talent for baseball and played semi pro baseball. He joined the U.S. Navy and played for the Navy baseball team. In 1952 he was in the championship game of the U.S. Navy vs. Chicago Police in Comiskey Park and at that game he hit a home run. Bob took over the family business, Christoph's Five and Dime in Glencoe, Illinois. Some years later, Bob moved the family business to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and changed the name to: Christoph's Variety Store located on the Galt Ocean Mile.
Bob enjoyed ocean fishing, golfing, bowling, and going to the Florida Keys (Islamorada). His family will greatly miss his sense of humor, jokester personality and smile.