Burt J. Rot

Burt J. Rot, 90, of Darien, former longtime Hinsdale resident, died Oct. 19, 2020, at Seasons Hospice in Naperville.

He was born in 1929 in Oak Lawn to John and Gertrude Rot.

He was a graduate of Northeastern University and served in the US Army Corps of Engineers. He worked as a corporate accountant for Ball Corp Realtor. He was a long-term board member of Sawmill Creek Association and participating member of Willow Creek Church for 10 years. Very musically talented, Burt could play the piano, organ, accordion and drums. He loved life and lived it to the fullest with a positive attitude.

He is survived by his wife, Nelva Riley Rot; his siblings, Al (Susan), Bill (Marilee), Grace (late Bob) Shadle, Evelyn (late Larry) Johnson, Don (late Barbara) and Pearl (Harold) VanDahm, his sister-in-law, Laura (Earl) Anschicks; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his in-laws, James and Nelva Riley; and his siblings, Marcie David and John Jr. (Beverly).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the H Foundation for Cancer Research, 60 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, IL 60525.

Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.