Robert Hegemier, 88, 1909 Kishler Dr., St. Marys, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Jan. 22, 1923, in Ansonia, the son of Martha (Vogel) and Emil Hegemier. On May 27, 1944, in rural Auglaize County, he married Mary Lea Schamp, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Gary (Connie) Hegemier, of Earlysville, Va., Jim (Tracy) Hegemier, of Ellenton, Fla.; and four daughters, Sharon (Ed) Sullivan, of St. Marys, Shirley (Mark) Dine, of Hilliard, Joan Smith, of Celina, and Gloria (Judd) Morrison, of Charleston, N.C.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Dr. Ed Braay officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to either St. Paulâ€™s United Church of Christ or Jacobâ€™s Ladder Neurodevelopmental School and Therapy Center in care of the Grace Lee Hegemier Memorial Fund.
Condolences may be sent to millerfuneralhomes.net.