Robben, Maj. Vincent

83, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Friday, April 12, 2019. Beloved  father of Vince Robben, Jr. and Anne  Robben; dear grandfather Cecilia (Joe) Ravas, Alyssia,  Elizabeth and Sarah Ramirez, and Madison Robben; dear great-grandfather of Isabella, Olivia,  Lillee, and Owen; beloved best friend of Jan Inman; our dear  uncle, great-uncle and friend.

Major Vincent Robben graduated from CBC Military High School. He went on to get his degree in Aeronautical  Engineering from St. Louis University-Park  College. He served as a fighter pilot for 20 years in the USAF,  including a tour in Vietnam. When he retired from the USAF, he worked for AT&T for 13 years. He then  returned to St. Louis and worked for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency for the US Government until he retired in the early 2000’s. He then took on the loving role of caring for his granddaughters, from pre-school years to young adulthood. His family was his  greatest joy.

Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY, 5255 Lemay  Ferry, Wednesday, April 17, 9:30 a.m. to St. Matthias Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of  flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital appreciated.  Visitation Tuesday, 4-8 p.m.