Monday, December 5th, 2011
Robert J. "Bob" Grieshop, 77, of Coldwater, died at 2:42 p.m. Dec. 3, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Chickasaw, to Richard and Catherine Billerman Grieshop. On Aug. 7, 1954, he married Ruth Art, who survives.
Also surviving are eight children, Viki (Ben) Dues and Kurt (Wendy) Grieshop, all of Coldwater, Lory (Nick) Pappas, Noblesville, Ind., Doug (Deb) Grieshop and Keith (Shelley) Grieshop, also of Coldwater, Angela (Jim) McGowan, Fort Loramie, Patrice Grieshop, Celina, and Robert K. (Jennifer) Grieshop, Clarks Summit, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Tammy (Conrad) Bettinger, Coldwater; a brother, Ronald Grieshop, Coldwater; 28 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dean Grieshop, and a brother, Robert Grieshop.
He retired from the former Stamco Company in New Bremen and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.