Norwalk, Ohio – Robert E. Kohlmeyer, 90, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017, in Fisher Titus Medical Center, Norwalk, Ohio. Bob was born on May 29, 1927, to the late Emil F. and Augusta F. (Yaeger) Kohlmeyer, in Norwalk, Ohio where he was a lifelong area resident.
He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, in Norwalk, and was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Korea, 1st Calvary division, 7th Regiment, B Company, receiving many medals, including a purple heart and a bronze star. Bob was a member of the V.F.W. Post 2743, Norwalk, Ohio, The American Legion post 41, Norwalk, Ohio, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 711, Norwalk, Ohio, and was so proud to have served his country.
He was a former employee of Price Construction Company, and retired from the City of Norwalk in 1989, where he worked as a superintendent. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, doing yard work, and spending time with his family.
Bob is survived by his sons, John “Jack” R. Kohlmeyer, Timothy, Michael Kohlmeyer, and Thomas E. Kohlmeyer, all of Norwalk, by his daughter, Terry J. (Jeffrey) Rule, of Ooltewah, Tennesee, by his 3 grandchildren, by 1 great grand-daughter, and by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara J. Kohlmeyer, in 2014, and by his sister, Jean Crabbs.
Friends may call on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, from 9:00a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Msgr. Kenneth Morman will officiate. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church.