|Robert L. Fruchey|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Tuesday, 27 November 2012 11:43|
Robert L. Fruchey, 83, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died Sunday, November 25, 2012 in Avalon by Otterbein in Perrysburg.
He was born in Monclova, OH on October 25, 1929 to Russell W. and Mabel M. (Weber) Fruchey and was married in Perrysburg on June 9, 1950 to Lucille C. "Lou" Babcock, who preceded him in death on April 13, 2005.
Bob was a 1947 graduate from Monclova High School and had worked for 42 years as a machine operator for Allied Chemical Company, retiring in 1990.
He was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Perrysburg, where he had served as an usher and a member of the pulpit committee.
He is survived by his children, Robert D. Fruchey of Monclova, Patricia Fruchey of Perrysburg, Cathy R. (James) Phister of Perrysburg, and Robin Kerbel of Oak Harbor, OH; grandchildren, Jamie (Michael) Pustay, Karen Kyer, Amanda Wright, Jennifer Wright, Andrew Kerbel, Joshua Kerbel and Samuel Holbrook; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald L. Fruchey of CA.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Eileen Stivers, and brother, Frederick R. Fruchey.
Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 E. South Boundary St., Perrysburg, OH (419-874-3133). Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, 590 W. South Boundary St. Perrysburg, OH, with Pastor Jeff Woolum officiating. Burial will be at Fort Meigs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to the church.
Condolences to the family may be made by visiting http://www.witzlershankfuneralhome.com/.
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