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Mr. Robert Mark Fruin


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Mr. Robert Mark Fruin Obituary
Robert Mark Fruin, age 81, of Richmond died May 14, 2012. Mr. Fruin was born September 1930. He married Elizabeth Dunn in Ferndale on April 21, 1956. Bob graduated from Richmond High School in 1948 and served with the National Guard from 1948 to 1968 retiring as Captain. He was the owner of Skinner Fruin Buick. He was president of the Metro Buick Dealers Association and President of the MADA. He was a very active fifty year member of the Richmond Rotary Club serving in many official positions. He received the prestigious "Paul Harris Award" and was recently recognized for his fifty years service. Since 1983 Bob has headed the Salvation Army "Kettles" collecting $365,597.50. He is survived by his wife, Beth; daughter, Leslie (Greg) Pilibosian, daughter-in-law, Denise (James) Venia; grandchildren, Roger Fruin, Chelsey (Luke) Langmesser, Corrin Pilibosian and Nicholas Pilibosian and Jamie (Jay) Puffpaff. He was preceded in death by his son Robert "Tiger" Fruin on June 12, 1988. A funeral service will be on Thursday, May 17, at 10 a.m. in Rewalt Funeral Home, Richmond. Entombment will be in the Richmond Mausoleum. Visiting will be Tuesday from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9-10 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Richmond Rotary Robert "Tiger" Fruin Scholarship Fund, the Salvation Army or the church. For condolences visit RewaltFuneralHome.com.
Published in The Macomb Daily on May 15, 2012
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