Robert L. “Bob” Hermiller
LEIPSIC - Robert L. "Bob" Hermiller, 87, of Leipsic died at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Meadows of Leipsic.
He was born Feb. 25, 1926 in Miller City to the late William and Marie (Dulle) Hermiller, Sr. On Aug. 6, 1947 he married Cecelia Westrick, who survives in Leipsic.
Also surviving are his children, Robert W. "Bugs" (Karen) Hermiller of Berlin Center, Sue (Bob) Siebeneck of Leipsic, Jim (Patricia) Hermiller of Defiance, Cynthia (Paul) Niese of Miller City, and Steve (Linda) Hermiller of Leipsic; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Virginia "Jane" (Charlie) Pester of Miller City; three brothers, Paul (Katie) Hermiller of Kalida, Tom Hermiller and William (Rita) Hermiller, Jr., both of Miller City; and a sister-in-law, Eleanor Hermiller of Miller City.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, John Paul Costilla; four brothers, Joseph, August "Gus", Leonard and Lawrence Hermiller; and two sisters-in-law, Joanne Hermiller and Sis Hermiller.
Bob had worked for Libby's, Leipsic until it closed, and then retired from Campbell's Soup, Napoleon. He was also a lifelong farmer, member of Knights of Columbus and the Eagles, Ottawa. Bob was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Leipsic, and its Holy Name Society. He enjoyed his time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and in his younger days he enjoyed camping and traveling.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Leipsic. Fr. George Wenzinger will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m. at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic where a K of C Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church or St. Mary's School.
Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.