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Mr. Robert J. Ochsenrider


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Mr. Robert J. Ochsenrider Obituary
Robert J. Ochsenrider, 94, of Litchfield, passed away Saturday August 20, 2016 at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility in Coldwater. He was born April 11, 1922 in Hillsdale County MI to Dewey and Ethel (Crandall) Ochsenrider. Robert graduated from Litchfield High School in 1939.

Robert was a hard working, excellent manager who had a passion for farming. He enjoyed hunting when young, loved family, children and his grand children. His ability to fix machinery was second to none, he was always helping a neighbor and never turned down a conversation.

Robert is survived by his wife of 71 years, Marjorie (Welden), whom he married October 29, 1944 at her grandparents home of Charles and Grace Borden's on there 50th wedding anniversary; daughter Patty Vagg of Litchfield; three sons Tom (Joan) of Litchfield; Chuck (Cathy) of Coldwater and Roger (Jerilyn) of California; 11 grandchildren Scott Ochsenrider, Angela Taylor, Amy Stratbucker, Stephanie Vagg, Stacy Steffler, Amy Church, Alicia Abfall, Lindsay Ochsenrider, Emily Smith, Nick Ochsenrider and Ehren Ochsenrider; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his sisters, Katherine Rice and Pauline Curey

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Litchfield. Visitation is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials are suggested to the Litchfield library or .

Arrangements entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel.

To view this obituary or send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Aug. 23, 2016
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