Thursday, December 13th, 2007
Robert A. "Bob" Peltier, 83, of West Main Street, Russia, died at 4:45 a.m. Dec. 12, 2007, at his home.
He was born Feb. 17, 1924, in Russia, to Raymond and Zelma Paulus Peltier. On Sept. 10, 1947, he married Delores F. Schlater, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Thomas (Nancy), Akron, Gerald (Nancy), Peachtree City, Ga., and Jacque (Kelly), Vandalia; two daughters, Terri (Roger) Bey, Versailles, and Jan (Ron) Tipton, Grand Rapids; three sisters, Virginia Rosengarten and Norma Schlater, both of Fort Loramie, and Ruth Millard, Cincinnati; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Leroy and Lester; and two sisters, Marie Ratermann and Wilma Schlater.
He co-owned and operated Peltier's Garage in Russia for 50 years until retiring in 1986. He was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 571, both of Russia, a former member of the Russia Civic Association and served 10 years on the Russia Volunteer Fire Department.
Funeral Mass is 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Frank Amberger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care.