May 18, 1927 - April 25, 2011
Robert B. Rawson, 83, of Toledo, passed away Monday, April 25, 2011, at Ebeid Hospice, surrounded by his family. He was born May 18, 1927, to Hubert and Rhoda ( Dull) Rawson. Bob was born in Erie, MI. but moved to Temperance, MI at an early age. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WW II and after his discharge he moved to Toledo. Bob began his career with Sheller-Globe as a tool and die maker, he then worked at Henzler Mfg. as a product manager, he became joint owner at Figley Tool & Die, in Defiance. He also worked for Kern-Leiber Co. in sales and retired from the Budd Company. Bob was a member of Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church and served on the Alexis Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed genealogy and was a member of the Genealogical Society of Monroe County. He was an avid boater and was a former U.S. Power Squadron and a former member of the Bay View Yacht Club. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Leatrice (Karow); sons, Bruce and Michael (Sandra); grandchildren, Derrick (Sandra), Dana (Madelyn), Adrian Rawson-Pierce, Justin (Charlondra), Jeffery , Kyle and Tyler; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Caitlyn, Lauren, Hunter, Shae, Maretta, Kallen, Kennedy, Ryan, Dylan and Kira and sister, Donna (Jack) Crawford McLuckie. Other family members include, Donna Rawson Mens, Bob Mens and Rod Pierce. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Harold and sister, Verna Lennard. Friends are invited to visit from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Entombment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church, the National Parkinson Foundation, or ProMedica Hospice. The family would like to thank Odyssey Hospice and Ebeid Hospice for the wonderful care given to Robert.
Robert B. Rawson, 83, of Toledo, passed away Monday, April 25, 2011, at Ebeid Hospice, surrounded by his family. He was born May 18, 1927, to Hubert and Rhoda ( Dull) Rawson. Bob was born in Erie, MI. but moved to Temperance, MI at an early... View Obituary & Service Information
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