C. Robert "Bob" Walter, 95, of Bascom, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2012, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.
He was born Sept. 4, 1917, in Seneca County, to George and Alma (Hartsel) Walter. He married Gladys Mae Lusk July 25, 1939, in Fremont.
Survivors include his two children, Robert C. (Sandra) Walter of Bronson, Mich., and Dennis L. (Jane) Walter of Apache Junction, Ariz.; a daughter, Judith (George) Hossler of Fostoria; a sister, Evelyn Weller of Tiffin; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gladys, in 1999; three brothers, Donald Walter, Orville Walter and Kenneth Walter; and a sister, Lucille Bowersox.
Robert was a member of Union United Church of Christ, Bascom. He was a mechanic at Good Year Tire, Tiffin, and then at Gable Oil for more than 15 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of Tiffin Eagles Aerie No. 402 and VFW Post No. 2947, Fremont.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with Chaplain Tress Hodkinson officiating. Burial will follow at Sandridge Cemetery, Bascom.
Friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, Union United Church of Christ, Bascom, or the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.