Pfund, Robert

Robert Pfund, 86, of Morenci, Mich., died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at his daughter’s home, surrounded by loved ones.

He was born May 26, 1923, in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of Charles and Hattie (Barnhart) Pfund.  On Aug. 17, 1957, in Angola, Ind., he married Alene Lorraine Buyer.  She preceded him in death Nov. 15, 1976.

Robert lived most of his life in the Morenci area.  He was employed at Bohn Aluminum in Adrian, Mich., retiring in 1985.  He served in the US Army during World War II from January 1943 through January 1946, and was a member of the Morenci American Legion Post #368.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Pfund of Adrian; a sister, Irene Moran of Morenci; two brothers, Don (Betty) Pfund of Morenci and Richard (Ann) Pfund of Florida; several nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, Alene, Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a son in infancy; and a brother, Edward Pfund.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Gail Blum officiating.  Burial will follow at the Winameg Cemetery near Winameg, Ohio.  Visitation is scheduled from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee County.