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Robert Lee "Bob" Purtee


1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Robert Lee "Bob" Purtee Obituary
Purtee Robert Lee "Bob" Purtee, 78, of Grove City, OH, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014. He was born June 10, 1935, in Columbus to the late Peter and Grace Purtee. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Rose Purtee; children, Debbie (Jim) Campbell, Michael (Jeanie) Purtee, Renee (Jack) Graessle, Nan Grimm, Ben (Becky) Needham, Linda (Rick) Maynard and Sherry (Dave) Miglin; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Bob retired as a Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army after 20 years of dedicated service. 'Chef Bob' later worked as a chef in many well-known restaurants around the Columbus area. Bob had been a member of the Lion's Club, Aladdin Shrine, and the Scottish Rite. Bob and Rose loved to travel, having visited such places as Myrtle Beach, the Outer Banks and Missouri. Bob's greatest joy came from spending time with his grandchildren and great-grand-children. Friends may call Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd., Gahanna, OH, where the funeral service will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10 a.m. Pastor Mark Stier, officiating. Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Bob Purtee.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 12, 2014
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