Robert Knaggs

Robert O. “Bob” Knaggs, 86, of Blissfield, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at The Toledo Hospital. He was born July 22, 1926, in Ottawa Lake, to parents Ludy and Lucy (LaPointe) Knaggs, the union produced 17 children. Bob worked for many years as a ceramic tile setter. He served with the United States Navy during W.W. II. He loved being outdoors, especially working in his beautiful garden. Bob will also be remembered as a passionate fisherman. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Geraldene (Greene) Knaggs; daughters Sharon L. Johnson, Kathleen S. Howard, Michelle M. (Ronald) Sulier, and Janet R. (Steven) Clements; 10 grandchildren Heidi, Heather, Melanie, Amy, Rachel, Robert, Susan, Steven, Rebecca, and Sarah; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters Letha Holup and Joan Young; brothers Arnold, Melvin, Roy, and Howard Knaggs. He was preceded in death by his son Bruce Robert Knaggs; sisters Jeanne and Alice Knaggs, Donna Cousino, Mary Scheuer, Anna LaVigne, and Rose Brosamer; and brothers Raphael, Paul, Larry, and Donald Knaggs. Visitation was at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St. Sylvania, Ohio, on Monday., where funeral services were yesterday (Tuesday) at 11 a.m. Bob will be laid to rest, with military honors, at Whiteford Union Cemetery. Those wishing to give memorials in Bob’s honor are asked to consider the St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be offered to Bob’s family at Bob was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He will be dearly missed!