Robert D. "Kitzy" Kitzmiller, 83, of St. Marys, OH died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday February 26, 2020 at the Grande Lake Health Care Center in St. Marys.
He was born July 26, 1936 in Minster, OH to Wilfred and Hedwig (Artkamp) Kitzmiller.
On August 22, 1964 in Lima, OH he married Helen Rigali, who died May 25, 2008.
Survivors include: son Joseph (Matthew Bonahoom) Kitzmiller of Cleves, OH
son Anthony (Mario Ricondo) Kitzmiller of San Antonio, TX
son Terry Kitzmiller of Wapakoneta, OH
son Ricky Kitzmiller of St. Marys, OH
daughter Beth Ann Kitzmiller of Lima, OH
3 grandchildren: Jonathan, Anna and Bobby Kitzmiller
sister Ruth Brewer of New Bremen, OH
brother David Kitzmiller of Minster, OH
sister-in-law Mary Moritz of Lafayette, OH
Preceded in death by: parents Wilfred and Hedwig Kitzmiller; wife Helen Kitzmiller; brother Warren "Butch" Kitzmiller; sister Yvonne "Bonnie" (Donald) Anderson; daughter-in-law Sonya Kitzmiller; brother-in-law Fr. Joseph Rigali; sister-in-law JoAnn Rigali; sister-in-law Betty Gaul; brother-in-law Tony Del; brother-in-law Raymond Moritz
He retired from the Camelot Mfg. Co. in Coldwater and was a self-employed painter in the area for many years.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.
He enjoyed fishing and playing cards, especially the game of pinochle.
The family of Robert Kitzmiller wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Grand Lake Health Center for their excellent care and to Grand Lake Hospice for comforting Bob during his final days.
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