ROBERT E. ARTZ
Robert E. Artz, age 85, of Perrysburg, died Friday, November 15, 2019, at Kingston of Perrysburg. He was born December 17, 1933, in Perrysburg, to Irving (Mary Cornelius) Artz.
Bob served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg. Bob worked as a diesel mechanic for Libbey-Owens-Ford for 38 years, and later with Kazmaiers Grocery Store in Perrysburg. He was a 50-year member of the Rossford Eagles. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time with family, especially his three granddaughters. Bob loved watching and following Detroit Tigers.
Bob married Joan (Marsteller) Artz, May 14, 1960, and she survives. Also surviving are his children, Mark Artz, Kathi (Kamil) Saleh; granddaughters, Paige Artz, Jordan Saleh and Emalee Artz; siblings, Joyce (Richard) Dauer, Duane (Lynn) Artz; brotherin-law, Robert Marsteller, and many nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth (Evelyn) Artz; sister-in-law Cheryl Marsteller, and nephew, Dan Artz.
Friends were received at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary, Perrysburg, 419-874-3133, on Tuesday, November 19, from 2 to 8 p.m, where the Rossford Eagles will conduct services at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, November 20, at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg from 10 to 11 a.m., with a funeral service at 11 a.m., with Pastor Timothy Philabaum officiating. Burial will follow at Ft. Meigs Union Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Ovarian Cancer Association, the American Heart Association or the donor’s choice.
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