Colonel Robert E. Kimmel, Senior, USAF (retired), passed away on January 9, 2018 in Riverside CA, where he lived most of his life.
On November 17, 1945, Bob married Marie Annette (Anita) Yale of New York City. They began their married life in Washington, DC.
Bob was predeceased
by Anita on February 6, 2017. He is survived by his two sons, Lt Col
Robert E. Kimmel, Jr., USAF (retired) and his wife, Col Karen D. Kimmel,
USAF (retired) of Charlottesville, Virginia, and Lt Col James W. Kimmel,
USAF (retired), and his wife Karen Sue Kimmel of Fountain Hills,
Arizona; two granddaughters, Stacey E. Kimmel Gearhart and her husband,
Mark, of Charlottesville, Virginia, and LCDR Stephanie V. Kimmel Thomas,
USCG, and her husband, CDR Steve Thomas, USN, of Norfolk, Virginia; two
great-granddaughters, Virginia Eleanor Gearhart and Ella Grace Thomas;
and one great-grandson, Hugh Robert Gearhart.
A celebration of this patriot’s lifetime achievements was conducted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Victoria Club. A private burial with full military honors was conducted at a later date at the Riverside National Cemetery.
Surviving is a
brother, Paul (Lela) Siebert, Neptune, Ohio; and many nieces and
Also preceded in
death by her brothers and sisters, Walter Siebert, Esther Rasawehr,
Wilhelmina Gambrel, Bertha Waggoner, Robert Siebert, Florence Berning,
Irvin Siebert, Louella Seddelmyer, and Lee Siebert.
Annetta was a 1941
graduate of Celina Senior High School. She retired from Reynolds and
Reynolds in Celina after 20 years of service.
She was a very
active member of St. John Lutheran Hopewell Church in Celina, where she
taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the women’s
nature, she enjoyed gardening, walks in the woods and watching the
will begin at 11:00 am on Friday, January 12, 2018 at St. John Lutheran
Hopewell Church, 9009 State Route 118, Celina, Ohio 45822, with Rev.
Karen Tamorria, officiating, where the family will receive friends from
10:00 am – 11:00 am prior to the service at the church.
will follow at Buck Cemetery in Celina.
contributions can be made to the church.
been entrusted to Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Please leave a condolence to the family @ www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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