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Robert F. Lockman

Robert Lockman

Robert Lockman

Robert F. Lockman, born in Wauseon, Ohio, July 10, 1922, to George and Orpha (Berkebile) Lockman, died Sept. 6, 2013, at the age of 91.

Robert graduated from Wauseon High School and attended Ohio State University until he enlisted in the Air Corps training as a pilot during World War II.

He married Lois Neuhauser on Oct. 23, 1943 in Archbold.

Robert farmed for several years and then went to work for the post office, and retired as Supervisor of Postal Operations after 33 years of service.

He served as a volunteer on the Wauseon Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He served as a member of the Red Cross Board and belonged to the American Legion in Wauseon.

He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Robert was a member of Archbold Evangelical Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Donald Lockman of Wauseon.

Robert is survived by his wife Lois; son, Dr. Robert J. (Janis) Lockman of Wauseon; two daughters, Sue (Dr. Ronald) Nassar of Naples, Fla., and Terri (Bruce) Blank of Madison, Ga.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Geraldine (Jerry) Lauber of Wauseon; and two sisters-inlaw, Norma Jean Lockman and Helen Merrick.

The memorial service was held at 11:30 a.m. at the Archbold Evangelical Church on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Interment was in the Wauseon Union Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorials be given to Archbold Evangelical Church, Fairlawn Haven, or Odyssey Hospice.

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