Date of Death
April 24, 2014
Place of Death
Three Rivers, Michigan
The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Hohner Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Hohner Funeral Home with Mr. Rick and Nancy Leland officiating
Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers with military honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post # 170.
Robert William Hill, age 93, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Bowman House where he was residing. He was born on Aug. 8th, 1920 in Three Rivers, MI. the son of the late William A. and Ida M. (Nutting) Hill.
Mr. Hill honorably served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army Infantry Regiment 75th Division during WWII, where he received two Bronze Stars. Bob was united in marriage to Harriett Fitch on Aug. 26, 1939 until she passed in 1994. He then wed Gladys Comeau in 1996 until her passing in 2005.
Mr. Hill has been a life resident of Three Rivers. He was employed by Eddy Paper as a printer and later retired from Johnson Corporation now (Kadent-Johnson) in machine repair. Bob was a life member of the American Legion Hice-Shutes Post #170 and V.F. W. Post #3019, Three Rivers Eagles #2303, U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary, St. Joseph Valley Boat Club. He enjoyed water skiing and dancing.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, two wives, and a step-daughter, Jean Slocum.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, one son, Robert S. (Joann) Hill, of Tippecanoe, IN.; step-son, Raymond Comeau, of Wisconsin Dells, WI.; step-son, John Slocum, of Three Rivers; two grandchildren, Kevin Hill and Barbara (Tony) Ianello; four great-grandchildren, Sean and Tyler Hill, Courtney and Ashley Ianello, one step-grandson, Steven Comeau.
Memorials in memory of Robert may be directed to Three Rivers Hospice. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home.