Robert G. Oelkers passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Catherine Oelkers. Loving Father of Christine Aylward and Father-in-Law of Michael. Cherished Grandfather of Michael, Robert and Catherine. In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Heart Association. Mass of Christian Burial offered at Transfiguration Church on Friday, November 18, 2022 9:30 AM. Entombment followed at St. John Cemetery Ave Maria Garden Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth NY 11378.