Bob “Herbie” Herbstreith, 76, of Lake Odessa, passed away suddenly on September 18, 2016 at the Blodgett Campus of Spectrum Health.
He was born on June 23, 1940 to Hale and Anna (Hiher) Herbstreith in Hastings, MI. Bob worked as a general Labor for GM. On November 11, 1961 he married Shirley Collins at the Central United Methodist Church in Lake Odessa, MI. Bob loved to fish and the Woodland Eagle fish fry’s at the Woodland Eagles. He was known as Gramps to many kids from the Lakewood Band Camp’s. Bob was a fan of the Detroit Tigers, Blue Chip Casino and Bass Tournaments with Shirley. The family will always remember his simple old school ways.
Bob is survived by; son, Rob(Cindy) Herbstreith of Niles, MI, daughter Lisa(Mike) Dulak of Hastings, MI; Seven Grandchildren, Erin Jammer, Jason(Nikki) Herbstreith, Ben (Stephanie Leuenberger) Herbstreith, Brenna Herbstreith, Kris(Melanie) Blocher, Blake (Andrea Gault) Blocher, Eli Beck; significant other, Ruth Beck; 6 great grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy(John) Service, Harry Herbstreith, Leon (Phyllis) Herbstreith, Richard (Nancy) Herbstreith, Jack (Jean) Herbstreith, Betty (Bill) Storm, Gail Wallace, along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife, Shirley Herbstreith, father, Hale Herbstreith, mother, Anna Herbstreith, and sister Marie Henge
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Koops Funeral Chapel, Inc., Lake Odessa, MI.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, 11:00 am at the Koops Funeral Chapel, Lake Odessa, MI, with Bill Storm, officiating.
Burial will take place in the Lakeside Cemetery-Lake Odessa.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be given at www.koopsfc.com.