He proudly served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Rob, a Service Engineer, retired from Ex-Cello in 1986.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey; children, Sue (Nancy) Manes of Saranac, Bob (Karin) of Mason and Matt (Paula) of Buena Park, CA; two grandchildren, Craig Manes and Kimberly Lapham; three great-grandchildren; two sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will take place at the Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Rob’s memory to the Ingham County Rehabilitation Services, Dementia Unit, 3860 Dobie Road, Okemos, MI 48864. Arrangements by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.