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Amann-Newman Roberta "Bobbie" Amann-Newman, age 61, passed away unexpectedly on May 21, 2013. Bobbie was born in Madison, Wisconsin, resided in UA and planned to retire in Napa Valley. She received her Masters in Anthropology from The Ohio State University. She worked as an Orton Gillingham Dyslexic Linguistic Instructor at the Children's Dyslexia Learning Center, where she taught her passion, reading, to hundreds of children who otherwise would not have been able to read. Bobbie was a TV storm-chaser whose passions included reading, teaching, family, gardening, knitting, cooking, sunsets, stargazing, and the study of our Culture. She was preceded in death by her brother Tommy Amann, in 2010. She married, Mick, the love of her life, at age 18 and they enjoyed 42 years together. She is survived by her husband, Mick Newman; children, Ryan and Makenzie Newman; parents, Robert and Evelyn (Konlock) Amann; sisters, Jean Amann, Gail (Mike) Corkum, MaryAnn Amann, Amy (Joel) Aiken, and Carrie (Chris) Peoples; her 12 brothers- and sisters-in-law of the Newman Family, and her 42 nieces and nephews. A private Memorial Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Children's Dyslexia Center (290 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin OH 43017) or OSU's Heart and Vascular Center (www.givetoOSU.edu). Visit www.schoedinger.com to view her memory book. She is dearly missed. Arrangements entrusted to SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 24, 2013
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