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Robert J. Ostrander

August 26, 1928 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 88)

Robert J. Ostrander, age 88, of Adrian, MI, passed away July 19, 2017,at Provincial House with his family. He was born August 26, 1928, in Adrian, MI, the son of Lloyd & Edith (Beaubien) Ostrander. He married Nerissa Strand on July 4, 1948, she preceded him in death. He then married Lois Elaine Schmitz, she survives. Bob retired from American Chain & Cable after 45 years of service. He also worked for Hills Automotive & Mann Buick.  Bob donated 236 pints of blood for the American Red Cross during his lifetime. He was a lifetime member of the Adrian Moose where he worked at Bingo and their Fish Fry's and the Annual Road Clean Up. Bob rang the bell for the Salvation Army at Christmas time for many years. Bob is survived by his wife, Lois Elaine Ostrander, his children, Roxie (Bill) Osburn, Jr., Jeane Sears, Vickie (Mark) Jedele, Robert (Jana) Ostrander, Dave Ostrander and Doug (Cheryl) Ostrander, eight grandchildren, Leslie (Brent) McDonald, Lisa Osburn, Jason (Sheila) Sears, Andrea (Jacob) Ost, Erin Sears, Jaclyn (Josh) Puckett, Max Jedele and Jaidan Hilton, twelve great grandchildren, three sisters, Velma Gonzalez, Dorothy Wagner and Joanna Gaydosh and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, son in law, Rod Sears, great grandson, Kyle Ost, seven brothers, Donald, Leonard, Kenneth, Harold, Leslie, Richard and Gilbert and two sisters, Doris and Evaline.  Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, July 24, 2017 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian, MI.  Visitation will be on Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and also on Monday from 12:00 PM until the time of service at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  www.PurseFuneralHome.com
 


Charitable donations may be made to:

The Salvation Army
217 West Church Street, Adrian MI 49221
Tel: 1-517-265-2038
Web: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

American Red Cross
P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340
Tel: 1-800-733-2767
Web: http://www.redcross.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
July 23, 2017

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Visitation
Monday
July 24, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
Monday
July 24, 2017

1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Burial to Follow
Monday
July 24, 2017

2:00 PM
Lenawee Hills Memorial Park
1291 Wolf Creek Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221


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