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 Robert E. “Bob” Blatz

Robert E. “Bob” Blatz

Birth
Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas, USA
Death 30 Mar 2010 (aged 83)
San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA
Burial Mertzon, Irion County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 66014146 · View Source
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Robert "Bob" Blatz went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, surrounded by loved ones. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2010, in Mertzon Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Fox of the First Baptist Church of Mertzon officiating. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home. Bob was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Pittsburg, to Joseph and Clara Blatz. He married Gale Baze on May 1, 1959, in Mertzon. Bob retired from GTE after 34 years of service. He was the chairman of the GTE Golf Association for 20 years. He was on the board of directors of the GTFCU for 14 years, was past-president of the Telephone Pioneers Club and was a graduate of Ohio State University. Bob was in the United States Army and served in the Philippines right after World War II. He was a member of the Terpsichorean Dance Club and the Telephone Pioneer Club. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and three brothers. Bob and Gale enjoyed over 50 years of dancing, traveling and playing golf together. His favorite thing was going to the Masters Golf Tournament for over 30 years. Bob is survived by his wife, Gale; a special sister-in-law, Sue Baze; nephews Brad Baze, Dave Baze; great-nephews Tanner Baze and Juston Baze; one niece, Carla Baze; and special cousin Lorece Baze. In lieu of flowers please give to Hospice of San Angelo or a charity of your choice.

Bio by: Anonymous Child


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  • Created by: Tina DeLong
  • Added: 22 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66014146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert E. “Bob” Blatz (4 Nov 1926–30 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66014146, citing Mertzon Cemetery, Mertzon, Irion County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tina DeLong (contributor 47240562) .