Thursday, December 28th, 2006
Wapakoneta native Robert "Junior" Metz, 86, of Lake Tapps, Wash., died at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 23, 2006, at Canterbury House, Auburn, Wash.
He was born Nov. 23, 1920, in Wapakoneta, to Robert and Clara Knost Metz.
Survivors are a son, Robert A. (Jennifer); a daughter, Tamara L. Matheson; a sister, Wilma Painter, St. Marys; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, William.
He was a bank manager and a U.S. veteran, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Kiwanis, Girl Scout Council and Symphony Board.
Private family services will be held in Tri-Cities, Wash.