Robert J. Gottschalk, 90, of Antwerp passed away at home on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
Bob was born in Cecil, on June 28, 1924, a son of the late Hattie Comadol and George Gottschalk.
He graduated from Paulding High School in 1942 and proudly served in the U.S. Army in 1949 & 1950. Bob retired from International Harvester in 1981 after 36 years of service.
On October 28, 1953 he married Patricia J. Wells. On May 27, 1997 Bob married Mary Brown.
Besides being an accomplished mechanic & carpenter, he owned several motorcycles and airplanes over the years. His pride & joy was a very rare high performance Meyers 145, which he flew all over the country. In later years Bob enjoyed going to auctions with his many friends.
Bob will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary; stepchildren, Freda Roemke, Michael (Kathy) Walker & John Brown, Jr. & Christopher Brown; 9 step grandchildren & 7 step great grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were his siblings, Caroline Rose & William.
Bob was laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery in Antwerp after a private family gathering at Dooley Funeral Home.
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