CONTINENTAL - Robert P. Kaufman, 91, of Continental died at 8:50 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at The Meadows of Kalida.
He was born Sept. 25, 1921 in Waynesfield to the late Paul and Lucille Kaufman. On Nov. 26, 1942, he married Etta Geneva Stephens, who died Aug. 11, 2007.
Robert formerly owned the Continental Telephone Company. He was a member of Continental United Methodist Church; a life member of Continental American Legion; member of the Continental Game Club and Continental Masonic Lodge. He also was a former member and assistant chief of the Continental Fire Department; former member of the Shriners, and served on the Continental Water Board. He was a 60 year member of Continental Masonic Lodge. He was an Army World War II veteran.
A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental with Pastor Charles Schmunk officiating. Burial was in Monroe Cemetery, Continental with military graveside service by Continental American Legion. A Masonic service was held at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Continental United Methodist Church or Continental Fire Association.
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