Repp, Robert

Written by David Green.

Robert P. Repp, 61, of Fayette, Ohio, died Sept. 1, 2011, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon, Ohio.

He was born April 1, 1950, in Bryan, Ohio, to Richard, Sr., and Anna (Dohm) Repp.

Robert lived in Pioneer, Ohio, until moving to Fayette in 1965. He met the love of his life, Diane (Wieland), in high school and they married Dec. 21, 1968.

Robert was a long-time member of the Fayette Church of the Nazarene. He was employed at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold, Ohio. He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Shawn (and Keith) Roth; a son, Michael (and Jodi) Repp; four grandchildren, Ashlyn Purk, Kierstyn Repp, Austin Roth and Alex Roth; his mother, Anna Repp; three brothers, Richard, Jr., (and Susan) Repp, Kevin (and Lynette) Repp, and Kim (and Janis) Repp; father-in-law and mother-in-law Leonard and Ilo Wieland; brother-in-law Larry (and Kathy) Wieland; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Repp, Sr., and an infant sister, Paulette.

Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at the Fayette Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Paul Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, and on Sunday, from 1 p.m until the time of service at the church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Fayette Church of the Nazarene or to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

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