WATERLOO - Robert William Velte, 64, passed away Thursday (May 15, 2014) at the House of John in Clifton Springs.
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Friends and family are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (May 23) at Mull Funeral Home, 113 Virginia Street, Waterloo. A funeral service will follow the calling hours at 7p.m. at the funeral home.
Robert requested memorial contributions be directed to the House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs 14432.
Rob was born April 2nd, 1950 in Angola, Indiana the son of the late Clifford and Eleanor (Marion) Velte. He attended Fostoria St. Wendelin and Sandusky St. Mary's High Schools in Ohio, and graduated from Waterloo High School in 1968. He also attended Eisenhower College in Seneca Falls. He worked in food service for many years and later he worked several manufacturing jobs including Ultralife Batteries.
He is survived by his daughters, Kim (Guy) Mosher, Kelly Hilkert and Courtney (Jason) Hurdle; grandchildren, Amber, Brandy, Ceana, Christopher, Kayla, Taylor, and Madecyn; sister, Karen (John) O'Brien; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Rob is preceded in death by his loving wife Gail, who passed away in 2011.
Rob's family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses, and staff at Interlakes Oncology, Fingerlakes Health, Lifetime Hospice Care and House of John, who gave such wonderful care during his battle with cancer.
Mull Funeral Home
113 Virginia Street
Waterloo, NY 13165
Published in Finger Lakes Times from May 18 to May 20, 2014