Robert D. Dion, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Prior to his retirement he had been a supervisor for the former Illinois Bell.
Robert was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 24, 1943, the son of Leon N. and Genevieve M. (Klaus) Dion. He married Judith Salapath and she preceded him in death. He later married Claudette (Rupp) Snyder, and she preceded him in death in 2013. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, near Archbold. He was also a member of the VFW Post 7424 in Wauseon.
Surviving is his sister, Joan G. Tubay of Epharta, PA and brother, Frederick L. Dion of Crestwood, IL. He was preceded in death by his wives, both parents, and infant brother, Kenneth R. Dion.
Visitation for Robert will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 10, 2014 at St. James Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the Pettisville Cemetery.