Robert C. Spanfellner
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PERRYSBURG: Robert C. Spanfellner, 77, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Gibsonburg, OH on August 22, 1935 to Carl W. and Hazel M. (Jones) Spanfellner. Robert married the love of his life, Roberta A. Reinbolt in August of 1958 and together they raised their two daughters. He courageously served his country in the United States Marine Corp.
Robert worked hard as a security guard at L.O.F. for 10 years until he took a supervisor job at Chrysler until he retired after 23 years in 1991. He was a faithful member of St. Rose Catholic Church. Where he was part of the Men's Group Holy Name and a former parish council member. Robert was involved with the VFW and the American Legion Post 28 where he served as an officer at county and state level. He was also a life time member of Sandusky County Sportsman's Club.
Robert leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Roberta "Bert" Spanfellner; daughters, Robin (Douglas) Eckel of Perrysburg, OH. and Sherry Reed of Walbridge, OH.; grandchildren, Andrea (Ross) Lenke, Alyssa and Brett Eckel, Austin and Ryan Reed; great grandchild, Bowen Eckel; and dear nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Harold L. and Raymond Spanfellner.
Family and friends may be received at St. Rose Catholic Church, 215 E. Front St. Perrysburg, OH. On Friday, May 17, 2013 for a memorial mass at 10:30 AM. Inurnment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Robert's name may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church or to the American Legion Post 28.
Arrangements were made by Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, OH. (419-874-3133). Online condolences may be left at www.witzlershank.com
Published in the News-Messenger on May 15, 2013