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Robert Raymond Schild, age 84, of Allegan, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo. 

The son of Harold & Regina (Marciniak) Schild, he was born on December 21, 1932 in Hastings.

A committal service with full military honors will be held at Resurrection Cemetery Chapel, 4100 Clyde Park Ave S.W., Wyoming, on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

Robert was preceded in passing by his lovely wife of over 50 years, Lucille “Lucy” (Levandoski) Schild. She went home to the Lord in February 2011.

He is survived by his two children, Kevin Schild, and Pamela (Michael) Martin; three grandchildren, Austin Schild, Bobbi Salazar (Kiko), and Skye (Katie) Musk; as well five great grandchildren, he loved when his grandchildren came to visit him. Lastly he leaves behind his Chihuahua dog, “Gringo” who brought him great companionship.

Robert was a proud US Navy veteran who was stationed in Hawaii during the Korean War. His favorite things to do were spending time at his cottage home on a small lake, listening to country music, cooking, visiting with his neighbors, and shopping for food. He loved to tell corny jokes and small or long stories, he was a bit of a jokester in his own funny ways. He will be dearly missed, but we have so many great memories of a unique, funny and simple man.

Honoring his wishes burial will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Kimberly Marciniak on January 16, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Pam and Kevin. May the Lord comfort you. I have many fond memories of Uncle Bob. He was a lot of fun.

  2. Rob Amante on January 17, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    From the Amante family to your family, we send prayers and thoughts in this time of sorry. I hold fond memories of Uncle Bob.

  3. Kathy Morris on January 18, 2017 at 10:23 am

    Dear Kevin & Pam, Remembering your dad listening to Johnny Cash’s (Ring of Fire) echoing on the lake back in the 70’s. All the neighbors knew you guys arrived for the weekend. I’m sure he is making his rounds up in the sky enjoying his favorite songs and singing along with your mom. We are never left alone in this world as long as we hold on to the precious memories of loved one’s, they remain in our hearts forever.
    God BlessKathy

  4. Christine Schild on January 18, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Your dad was such a fun man!
    Love the memories at the Lake for sure!

  5. Jason Schild on January 18, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Pam and Kevin, you’re Dad was the greatest person… He accepted you as you are, he was one of my favorite Uncles that I’ve ever had.. He will be missed very much.. Love you Uncle Bob…

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