Robert V. Lehman (1941 — 2019)

Robert V. Lehman

(1941 — 2019)

Robert V. Lehman, age 78, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away early on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in his home after an extended illness. A 1961 graduate of Edgerton High School, Mr. Lehman was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam from 1967-68. He was employed by The Aro Corporation and later at Nucor Fasteners as maintenance supervisor, retiring with 14 years of service. His memberships included St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton, Knights of Columbus Council No. 1494, American Legion, John D. Smith Post No. 10, and the NRA. He was also a member of the Williams County Conservation League and was an avid trap shooter.

Robert V. Lehman was born on Aug. 4, 1941, in Edgerton, Ohio, the son of Vincent O. and Elizabeth M. (Free) Lehman. He married Irene M. Muehlfeld on May 5, 1962, in Blakeslee, Ohio, and she survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Bradley (Linda) Lehman of Onsted, Michigan, and his children, Devin, Malena and Julia; a daughter, Jennifer Lehman of Edgerton, and her children, Andrew and Cheyenne; one sister, Pat (Bill) Suffel of Edgerton; and one brother, Tom (Toni) Lehman of New Haven, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 E. Hull St., Edgerton, followed by recitation of the rosary at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Edgerton, with Fr. Daniel Borgelt officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Edgerton, with graveside military rites conducted by John D. Smith Post No. 10 and the United States Army Honor Guard.

Memorials are requested to Williams County Conservation Club or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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