Robert Kreischer, 73

Robert E. Kreischer, 73, of Montpelier passed away Saturday afternoon at the Genesis Healthcare Center in Bryan.  He was born on May 16, 1940 in Ashley, Indiana to Carol J. and Leane (Zolon) Kreischer.  He married Jean E. Vosz, and she preceded him in death on December 16, 1981.

Robert retired from Isaac Construction in Bryan after 26 years as a foreman.  He was the owner / operator of Tri-State Chimney Sweep.   Robert was a member of the Montpelier Moose, Montpelier Eagles and Pioneer American Legion.  He loved to travel all over the United States, especially to Alaska, where he visitied at least five times in his life.  He also enjoyed riding his bike all over Northwest Ohio, as well as walking.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary Schuler of Tucson, Arizona and Deborah Fugate of Montpelier; one son John R. Kreischer of Montpelier; one brother John (Franny) Kreischer of Montpelier; one sister Barb (Jack) Daft of Montpelier; seven grandchildren, Melissa Hamilton, Renee Hall, John R. Kreischer, Geina Kreischer, Dakota Brady, James Todd and Jessica Jones; and four great grandchildren, Chris and Melissa Hamilton and Chris and Renee Hall.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jean, one son Eugene Lee Kreischer in 1986, one brother and one sister.

Visitation for Robert will be on Wednesday February 5th from 4-8pm at the Wilson-Geesey Funeral Home in Montpelier.  The family will have a private interment at St. Mark’s Lutheran Cemetery in Defiance.  Donations may be made to Dream Haven in Edgerton, Ohio.

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