Robert Blank

Robert Blank

Robert L. Blank of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 at his home. Mr. Blank was born May 24, 1935, in Crete, IL to Frank and Elsie (Dahn) Blank. Robert had served his country in the U. S. Army and for many years was employed on his own farm.

Surviving are two daughters and two sons, Rochelle (Wayne) Long of Allegan, Sheila Blank, Brian Blank and Robert Blank, II, all of Plainwell; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank (Arlene) Blank of Hopkinsburg; and his former wife, Mary Lou Hall.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow at Miner Cemetery, Watson Township, with Military Honors by V.F.W. Post #3030.

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  1. deb anderson says:

    Will always be in my heart papa Bob I love you and will miss you everyday. Thank you for being in mine and my families life, you always have a special place in our hearts,

  2. Earlene Price says:

    I’m so sad to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a very special man with a great big heart!

    May your journey from now on be all fair winds and smooth sailing!

  3. Don Rambadt & Bob Porter M.A.V. says:

    On behalf of Martin Area Vets ,we express our condolences to Bob’s family and friends. The ARMY flag will be displayed, and the U.S. flag in the Memorial Park will be at half staff on Jan 10th, in memory and honor of Bob.

  4. Don Hall Jr. says:

    Sorry to hear about U. Bob. Unfortunately, we will be unable to attend the services.

    Don & Barb

  5. Cyndi Plaunt says:

    Bob was like a step Dad to me in more ways than I can count. He loved me and taught me things as I was growing up. And even after I was an adult he was a big part of my life. I love you Bob and will never forget the man you were to me.

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