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Robert L. Wait

Posted By Winkel Funeral Home On March 20, 2021 @ 5:16 pm In Obituaries | 15 Comments


Bob passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at his home in Allegan.

He was born December 25, 1925 in Alamo Township, the son of Lyle and Doris (Kisinger) Wait. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. For several years he worked as a machine operator at Eaton Corporation until his retirement in 1979.

In his free time Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and bowling. He was a member of the Otsego Elks Lodge and Otsego VFW Post #3030. On July 26, 1947 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Allegan he married Josephine Brokus who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Susan (Jan) Anderson, Michael (Holly) Wait, James (Terri) Wait and Mary (Randy) Vliek; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Barbara Marie; grandson, Matthew Vliek and siblings, Gerald and Richard Wait.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at St. Margaret Catholic Church until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Simon Manjooran officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Margaret Catholic Cemetery.

Military Honors by VFW Post #3030.

Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice[1].

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