Normal Battalion Chief Ed Collins remembered firefighter Rob Aper, with ''I'm going to miss you, Rob'', during services for the 44 year-old Aper, on Thursday. Aper passed away suddenly, Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was remembered for his humor, smile and infectious laugh. Aper was a US Army veteran who served in Desert Storm. He served on the Normal Fire Department for seventeen years.
STEVE SMEDLEY, The Pantagraph