Robert John Kleinhenz, 92, Celina, passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:44 pm, in the Wood Glen Alzheimer’s Community, Dayton, Ohio.  He was born April 16, 1924 to Raymond and Mabel (Klosterman) Kleinhenz Sr.; both preceded him in death.  Robert married Rosanna Hausfeld on July 3, 1948, and she preceded him in death on December 17, 1994.


Other survivors include four sons, Ned (Jan) Kleinhenz, Beavercreek, Ohio, David (Nancy) Kleinhenz, Tiffin, Ohio, William (Karen) Kleinhenz, Westerville, Ohio, and Jeffrey (Annette) Kleinhenz, Livonia, Michigan; three daughters, Mary (David) Hundt, Kettering, Ohio, JoAnn Faller, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Patricia (Dan) Mott, Strongsville, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.


Also preceded in death by his brothers, James Kleinhenz and Raymond Kleinhenz Jr.; in-law parents, Leo and Armella (Eifert) Hausfeld; a son-in-law, Joseph Faller; and an infant great-grandson.


Robert was a 1942 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.  He served his country in the United States Army during the WWII era, stationed in Korea and the Philippines.  He worked for Kleinhenz Inc. Stockyards as a livestock buyer, he then went to work for several years at Wright State University – Lake Campus, Celina, in the maintenance Department. 


He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina.


Visitation hours will be from 4 – 8 pm on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 and one hour prior to the service on Thursday in Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.


Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:30 am on Thursday in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, with Fr. Kenneth Schnipke, C.PP.S., officiating.


Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina; where military honors will be provided by the Celina American Legion Post 210 and Celina VFW Post 5713.


Contributions can be made to Mercer County Council on Aging and/or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina.


Please leave a condolence to the family @ www.ciscofuneralhome.com



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