Robert H. Abke, age 89, of Park Drive, Luckey, OH, passed away on Friday evening, March 21, 2003, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green, OH. He was born April 18, 1913, in Wood County to Charles and Marie (Hohls) Abke. He married Lula Henschen on June 1, 1940, in Dowling, OH, and she survives. Robert worked in the agricultural business having worked with Sugar Ridge Grain Association, Sugar Ridge, OH, Pemberville Elevator Association, Pemberville, OH and Richland Landmark of Mansfield, OH. After retiring, he worked part time for Gries Seed Farms of Fremont, OH. He was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Luckey, OH, where he held numerous leadership positions and enjoyed singing in the choir. Robert was a member of the Ohio Grain, Feed and Fertilizer Association and served on several association committees. His special interests were growing flowers and the maintaining of his lawn.
Robert is survived by his wife, Lula of Luckey, OH; son, Glenn (Mary Ann) of Perrysburg, OH; daughter, Lynette (Glen) Ruswinkle of Roswell, GA; 4 grandchildren, Carissa (Chris) Kapcar of Arlington, VA, Jeff Abke of Canton, NY, Brian Ruswinkle of Columbus, OH and Denise Ruswinkle of Roswell, GA; sisters, Margaret (Otto) Snyder of Luckey, OH, Irene Henschen of Saline, MI and Roberta Giesler of Elmore, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Frieda Lipp, and brothers, Paul, Norman, and Ted.
Troy Township Cemetery
Created by: ME
Record added: May 31, 2007
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