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Robert L. "Bob" Nestle Obituary
Robert "Bob" L. Nestle
April 5, 1933-Oct. 5, 2013

Robert "Bob" L. Nestle, age 80, of Alma, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Masonic Pathways.
Funeral Services for Bob will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9 at Lux-Moody- Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gratiot County Commission on Aging, 515 S. Pine River St., Ithaca, MI 48847.
Bob was born April 5, 1933 in Oil City the son of Robert and Erma (Walker) Nestle. He graduated from Shepherd High School and shortly after went to work for Consumers Power Co. On December 6, 1952 married Zelma E. Young in Shepherd. Bob served in the Army during the Korean War and upon his honorable discharge went back to work for Consumers Power as a welder in the Gas Division. He later became a Supervisor in the Gas Division and retired after 35 years of service to the company. Bob was an active life member and past Post Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1454 of Alma and member of the Alma Elks Lodge.
He is survived by a daughter, Sheryl (Gilbert) Davis of Ashley; and a son, Jerry (Kim) Nestle of Greenville; five grandchildren, Wayne Davis, Wesley (Mindy) Johnson, Kelly (Jason) Becker, Levi (Elizabeth) Nestle, and Kurtis Nestle; also two sisters, Jean Phillips of St. Louis and his twin sister, Betty (Bob) Welsh of Mt.Pleasant.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Zelma.
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Published in The Morning Sun on Oct. 7, 2013
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