Robert L. Hamilton

Died Nov. 11, 2018


Robert Lynn Hamilton, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Villa at West Branch.

He was born Dec. 29, 1935, in West Branch to Lynn and Lena (Schwerin) Hamilton. Robert lived in West Branch for the majority of his life, and he served in the U.S. Army. Robert worked in the woods, but was mostly remembered for working at West Branch Steel Company as a laborer and welder. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He married Betty Fogarasi on July 11, 1959. She preceded him in death in 1999.

Robert is survived by his daughters, Peggi (Frank) Harrington of West Branch and Robin (Ronnie) Nelson II of Alger; grandchildren, Steven (Jacky) Harrington, William (Elizabeth) Harrington, Ronnie Nelson III and JoLena Nelson; great-grandchildren, Troy, Nataleigh, Nathanyal and Norah Harrington; siblings, MaryLou Cornman, Joyce (Keith) Brindley, Jerry Hamilton and Janet Conrad; lady friend, Eleanor Peterson; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Edwards Township Cemetery. High Priest Richard Hamilton will officiate.

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