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Sunday, December 08, 2013 9:07 PM


Aug. 26, 1930 Dec. 6, 2013




Robert E. Haunhorst, 83, of Delphos, died at 12:24 p.m. Friday at Vancrest in Delphos.

He was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Perrysburg, to Isadore and Ellean (Shumaker) Haunhorst, who preceded him in death.

He married Bert (Knittle) Haunhorst on Aug. 27, 1949. She survives in Delphos.

Survivors also include his son, Jay (Sharon) Haunhorst of Carthage, N.C.; his daughter, Tonya (Mike) Bohyer of Elida; his daughter-in-law, Louise Haunhorst of Landeck; 5 grandchildren, Jill (Brian) Wurst, Aaron (Christin) Haunhorst, Todd (Trisha) Haunhorst, Cara (Travis) Sherrick and Eric (Rachel) Bohyer; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Michael Haunhorst; and his brother, Melvin Haunhorst.

Robert worked for the Nickel Plate/N&W Railroad for 40 years. He was also an Army veteran.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, the American Legion, VFW, the Sportman’s Club, Foresters-Landeck Chapter and the NRA.

Robert enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors and with family. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR racing. He planted many trees and was an accomplished woodworker and beekeeper.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Delphos St. John the Evangelist Church, Father Chris Bohnsack officiating. Delphos Veteran’s Council will conduct military graveside rites following the Mass at the church. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Delphos.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a Parish Wake service will be at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes, Disabled Vets or to the donor’s choice.

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