Robert Curtis Seiler

1926 - 2019

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Robert C. Seiler, 92, of Rawson, OH passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Arlington, OH. He is survived by his college sweetheart and wife of 66 years, Wilma Jean; and his children: James Robert (Ellen), Beth Anne, and Jon Richard (Christine). His loving grandchildren are Sarah Elizabeth (dec.), Anne Marie (Ryan Emrick), Mara Jeannette, Erin Elizabeth, and Claire Alison. Great-grandchildren include Estelle Elizabeth and Vincent Seiler Emrick. Bob was born in Evansville, IN on 12/16/1926. After serving in the Navy during WWII, he graduated from Indiana University and worked for Ashland Oil in Findlay, OH for more than 30 years in the sales department. He married Wilma on October 5, 1952 and they raised their three children together at their country home. They cared for many dogs, showed champion Brittany Spaniels, and operated Ridgeview Kennel during the 1970s and 80s. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed league basketball and softball, canoeing, camping, and traveling across the United States. Bob and Wilma enjoyed countless trips together exploring national parks and hiking with friends and family. Bob was preceded in death by parents Anna B. and Samuel A., and a brother, Wallace U. His brother, Samuel C., survives, along with many nieces and nephews. Gifts may be made to Bridge Hospice, American Legion Ralph D. Cole Post 3, or Flag City Honor Flight, Findlay, Ohio. A private memorial will be arranged at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay where online condolences are welcomed at

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To : Jim Beth and Jon
Date :Tuesday, February 26th 2019
From : Dave and Karla Westall
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad. I have many great memories of Bob growing up, especially the hockey games on the pond and the elbows he threw under the basket during our rowdy, neighborhood basketball games. What a wonderful man.