Robert Kalbfleisch

Obituary of Robert Edward Kalbfleisch

Robert “Bob” Kalbfleisch 85, of Brown City, MI, arrived in heaven on December 8, 2022.

Bob was born March 9, 1937, in Burnside Township, Michigan, to the late J. E & Jean (Locklin) Kalbfleisch. He later married his loving wife Sharon Hirons on July 12, 1957, in Brown City, MI.  Bob attended Deanville Country School and graduated from Brown City High School; he honorably served his Country for 8 years in the National Guard. He left the farm and had multiple odd jobs. He then went to G.M. and worked for 34 years; he enjoyed 32 years of retirement.  Bob loved his family, the outdoors, buying & selling goodies at the flea markets and garage sales. He loved everyone and left an impression and a smile on everyone he met.  

Bob is survived by his wife Sharon, children: Bryan R (Christine) Kalbfleisch, Sherry Lynn Snoblen (Jerry Gorton) siblings: James E.-deceased (Sally) Kalbfleisch, Paul E. (Charlotte) Kalbfleisch , June E. (Michael) Ford, Edwin E. (Yvonne) Kalbfleisch, brother & sister-laws: Norma (Glen) Holbrook- deceased, Elaine (Ray) Grimes,  Vernita( Frank ) Crook- deceased, Bill -deceased (Beulah) Hirons, Mary (Bub) Stafford, Bob (Cheryl) Hirons, Linda (Al) Brian, Burt -deceased (Deb) Hirons, grandchildren: Stacy L. Hauxwell, Ryan R. Kalbfleisch, Brett A. Snoblen, great grandchildren: Austin Kalbfleisch, Conner Kalbfleisch, Paisley Hauxwell, and several nieces & nephews.

Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life for Bob will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Brown City Missionary Church -Brown City, where family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  Memorial Contributions in honor of Bob can be made to the United Hospice Service - Marlette, MI or Brown City Missionary Church- Brown City, MI.  Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville. Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at www.jansenfuneralhome.com 

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