SMETHPORT - Robert E. Klawuhn, 79, of Smethport, formerly of Cyclone, died Friday (Nov. 21, 2014) in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport.
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He was born Nov. 29, 1934, in Turtlepoint, a son of Theodore and Naomi Ryan Klawuhn Homell.
Mr. Klawuhn was a graduate of Port Allegany High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
When Bob was a young man, he worked at Carlson's Farm in Turtlepoint. In his adult years after his service, he worked for Owens-Illinois, now Georgia-Pacific of Bradford, from where he retired.
He was an avid sports fan.
Mr. Klawuhn is survived by one daughter, Rhonda (Joseph) Taylor of Bradford; one stepson, Thomas (Judy) Everly of LeMont; two stepdaughters, Molly (Troy) Raszmann of Smethport and Heidi Helmich of Orlando, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Kyle, Keith, Kayla and Matthew Taylor; Chelsea, Alicia and Nathaniel Becker; and Duane (Kim) Goodsell; two great-grandchildren, Sophia and Audrey Goodsell; six sisters, Marie Cullen of Warren, Donna Dugener of Michigan, Josephine Fitzsimmons of Port Allegany, Emilene Pesock of Turtlepoint, Nancy Babcock of Port Allegany, and Patty Mistretta of Warren; two brothers, Ronald Klawuhn of Bradford and Wayne Homell of Port Allegany; a close nephew, Randy Mead of Smethport; and many more nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his long-time companion, Lucille Ann Eddy on Sept. 22, 2005; and three brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, where funeral and committal services will begin at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
Memorials may be made to
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, 2014