Robert Frank Beter passed away on Monday, April 12, 2014 in Mandeville, LA at the age of 65. He was born on June 5, 1948 in New Orleans, LA to the late Joseph Henry and Winifred Pretty Beter. In 1969, Bob married Gwen Batty Beter and together they had two children, Jason B. Beter and Erica B. Arey (Curt). He will be dearly missed by three grandchildren, Marigny Beter, Cameron Beter, and Wyatt Arey. Bob was the brother of Ricky Beter (Liz), Brian Beter (Ann), Lesley Beter (Sheldon Fleming) and, the late David Beter (survived by his wife, Betty). Bob retired as a social worker after over 25 years of dedicated service helping others. He served as a member of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Bob loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and reading. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Service on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 at 3:00 PM with visitation from 1:00 PM until service time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Robert F. Beter be made to The Samaritan Center, Mandeville, LA, www.samcen.org and The Covington Food Bank, Covington, LA, www.covingtonfoodbank.org. Please sign the online Guest Book at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from May 14 to May 15, 2014