Robert E. Naslund Sr.

NASLUND

Robert E. Sr.

Robert E. Naslund, Sr., age 87, of Sylvania, Ohio passed away peacefully on December 4, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

Robert was born in Superior, Wisconsin on September 23, 1925, to Emil R. Naslund and Alma (Botterude) Northam.

Bob graduated from Wisconsin State, the University of Minnesota and the University of Chicago. He was General Manager of Interlake Iron Chicago and Toledo plants. Bob retired in 1983 to Gordon (Spider Lake), Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 47 years, Betty Jane Naslund, and his son, Robert E. Naslund, Jr.

He married, Beverly Leuck on November, 1993 and she survives. He is also survived by his children, Karyn (Gene) Crotteau, Christine (Michael) Kaiser; stepchildren, David Leuck, Barbara (David) Pearson; grandchildren, Staff Sgt. Michael (Mandy) Kaiser, Sgt. Robert (Tara) Kaiser, Tara (Paul) Butler and Lisa (Ryan) Titkemeier; stepgrandchildren, Nicole Holloway and Rene Ragen; great-grandchildren, Kendall and Jake Kaiser, Brayden Kaiser, Seth Butler, Maxwell Titkemeier, and 3 step great-grandchildren.

The family will receive guests Friday, December 7, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. in the Newcomer Funeral Home, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). Entombment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery in Sylvania, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Robert to Flower Hospital Hickman Cancer Survivorship Program Dr. Rubin's Biostatician and Data Management Team c/o Flower Hospital Foundation, PCCS Foundation 3200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.

Thank you, Dad for providing us with a wonderful life, we will always love you.

Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 6, 2012