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Robert Stiefel


1934 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Stiefel, Robert
1934 - 2018
Robert "Bob" Carl Stiefel, PhD passed peacefully on April 4, 2018 to be with his Lord, with his loving wife, June, by his side. Bob was born on February 12, 1934 to William J. Stiefel, II and Elizabeth Ida Stiefel in Camden, New Jersey. Bob was a Professor in Civil Engineering at The Ohio State University where he was also the Director of the university's Water Resources Center from 1971, until his retirement in 1996. He was faculty advisor to the Chi Epsilon Honor Society for many years. He enjoyed singing with his church choirs, first at Northwest United Methodist and most recently with Meadow Park Church of God, as well as with the Columbus Maennerchor for many years. Robert will be missed dearly by his beloved wife of nearly 61 years, June Ester (Walker); son, Gary and wife Sarah Eaton of Carrollton, TX; daughter, Karen Cooper of Upper Arlington, OH; daughter, Lori Stiefel of Pittsburgh, PA; and grandsons, Andrew Stiefel and wife Sarah Pyle, Zachary Stiefel, and Corey Machen. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elizabeth: and his brother, William J. Stiefel, III of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Family will receive friends from 4-7 P.M. Friday, April 20, 2018 at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, Ohio. A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio where family will also receive friends from 10 A.M. until time of service. A reception and luncheon will follow the service at the same location. In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift may be made in Bob's honor to the Meadow Park Church of God Student Scholarship fund or The Ohio State University Civil and Environmental Engineering scholarship fund. To share memories or condolences, and to view complete obituary notice, please visit www.schoedinger.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 8 to Apr. 17, 2018
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