Robert “Bob” A. Schrauben, 69, of Belding, went to be with his Lord and Savior as the sun set on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Spectrum Health Butterworth. Bob was born on July 28, 1950 in St. Johns, MI, the son of Maurice R. and Doris E. (Potter) Schrauben.
He was married on April 16, 1977 to Therese Duma in Belding. Bob is loved and survived by his wife Therese and their children: Gabe (Beth) Schrauben in Grand Rapids, Ana (Mike) Palmiter in Uganda, and Adrienne (Mike) Baker in Orleans. Grandchildren: Zoë Schrauben, Otto and Asa Palmiter. Siblings: Mary (Denny) Nugent of Lowell and Dan (Barb) Schrauben of Ann Arbor. He will be remembered lovingly by extended family, friends, and church family. He was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother, Tom.
Bob enjoyed being a Dad and Papa, quiet evenings on the veranda, walks in the woods, grilling for family and friends, problem-solving handyman and woodworking projects, finding Petoskey stones in Lake Michigan, and watching sunsets. He was blessed with a quiet and friendly demeanor.
Bob graduated from Belding High School with the Class of 1969. He served in the US Army, worked as the Facilities Director at Belding Area Schools, and then went on to consult and work alongside his brother, Dan. He was an active and beloved long-time member of Shiloh Community Church.
Memorial Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Shiloh Community Church with Pastor Ken Harger officiating. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 PM Friday evening at Johnson Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Burial will take place at a later date at Orleans Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian missionaries Mike and Ana Palmiter with AIM AIR (https://usgiving.aimint.org/missionary/1047690), or the AIM AIR Wings of the Dawn project (http://aimair.org/give/). Envelopes will be available at the church or at the funeral home. Donations may also be made online.