Robert "Bob" Donnenwirth
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BUCYRUS: Robert "Bob" Donnenwirth, 96 years of age, passed away on Monday June 23, 2014 at Heartland of Bucyrus. Bob was born October 6, 1917 in Bucyrus to the late Louis and Ruth Donnenwirth. He was married May 2, 1981 to Janet (Gossman-Eden) who survives. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by sisters Ruth Peterson and Anna Elizabeth Donnenwirth who died of poliomyelitis at the age of 16, and step grandson William Mayes.
Bob is also survived by daughters Linda (John) Cooper of Sunbury, OH; Roberta Donnenwirth of Stewart, OH; grandchildren Jason Cooper of Olathe, Kansas and Olivia Martin of Columbus; and step grandson Richard Burton of Mansfield.
Bob was a graduate of Bucyrus High School in 1935. He retired May 1, 1981 from the United States Postal Service in Bucyrus after 36 years of service. Bob was a WWII Air Force Veteran for 4 years of which 2 ½ years was spent in the European Theatre.
Bob was a longtime blood donor, a volunteer at the Hospital, and served as a Red Cross Courier for many years. He also delivered "Meals on Wheels" and was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 am until the time of service. Expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com
Published in the Telegraph-Forum on June 24, 2014
Munz Pirnstill Funeral Home Inc
215 N Walnut St Bucyrus, OH 44820