Robert E. Dalrymple

Robert E. Dalrymple
Robert E. “Bob” Dalrymple of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Monday, August 3, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family. Bob was born February 4, 1937 in Otsego, the son of Henry and Donnavieve (Adams) Dalrymple. He retired from Azon USA after 21 years. Bob enjoyed bowling, fishing, watching his grandchildren play sports, and played softball until he was 60 years old coming out of retirement at age 65 to play a three generation game with his family. On October 29, 1955, in Watson, he married Laura Leonard, who survives. Also surviving are 3 children, Rachel (Vince) Schmitt, Michael (Val Vandervort) Dalrymple and Lori Dalrymple all of Otsego; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Robin Parker; 2 brothers, Ernest (Pat) Dalrymple and Phillip (Carol) Dalrymple; a sister, Frances (Bob) Wilson; 2 half-brothers, Henry “Dean” (Carol) Dalrymple and Clarence Dalrymple.  He was preceded in death by his son Scott in January 2009. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of his life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 8, 2009, at the Trowbridge United Methodist Church, 355 26th St., Otsego with Pastor Tony Shumaker officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.
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