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4 Feb 2012
The K-W Poppy Fund has lost a stalwart friend and supporter. This past November, Comrade Bob celebrated his 25th year of coin-counting for the Annual Poppy Campaign. Even the loss of a leg shortly before the start of the Campaign did not slow this man down. Our sincere condolonces to the Family. He will be sorely missed.- jm
OBITUARY-Comrade BOB OBERHOLZER
Peacefully left our presence on February 3, 2012, at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, at the age of 78, to join his beloved wife of 53 years, Sheila (nee McCormick). Devoted father of Heather Rich (Joe), Sue Edwards (Dave), Robert (Chris), Alan (Laurie) and Dale (Sheila). Cherished Papa of Krystel, Holly, Justin, Rhiannon, Declan, Sheila, Aaron, Adam, Amber, and Kaitlyn, Great-Papa of Madison, Sawyer, and Brooklyn. Lovingly remembered by his brother Don and sister Rose. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Rose (nee Dorsch), one sister and six brothers. Bob was a proud and active 43-year member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterloo Branch, and a member of St. Louis RC Church. Friends are invited to share their memories of Robert with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Monday, February 6th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Br 530 Legion Service 6:45 PM Parish Prayers will be held at 7:30 PM.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Louis RC Church, 53 Allen St. E., Waterloo, on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 11 AM , with the Rev. Daniel Lobsinger CR as celebrant. A reception will immediately follow the mass at the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterloo Branch 530. Condolences for the family and donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be arranged through the funeral home at www.erbgood.com or (519)745-8445.
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