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Obituary for Robert E. Hermenitt

Robert E. Hermenitt


Robert Eugene Hermenitt, age 70, passed away on March 24, 2020. Bob was born on November 1, 1949 in Plainwell, the son of Kenneth E. and Bessie (Like) Hermenitt. Bob was a proud employee of Bradford White for thirty two years, retiring in 2000. He was a loyal University of Michigan sports fan, especially football, and was a season ticket holder for many years. In his free time, Bob enjoyed spending time on the water fishing. Most important to Bob was his family. Bob is survived by his mother; life partner: Jan Wiesenhofer; children: Janie (Eric) Nagel, Trena (Curtis) Gropp, Jamie (Melissa) Hermenitt, and Heather Hermenitt; grandchildren: Shaun, Jeremy, Joshua, Joseph, Erin, Cody, Corey, Keith, Troy, William, Whitney, Daniel, and Alex; siblings: Dennis Hermenitt, Tom (Julie) Hermenitt, Teresa (Jim) Delaphiano, Ruth Hermenitt, Terry Hermenitt, and David (Jody) Hermenitt; several nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his father, and infant son: Robert Hermenitt Jr. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, services and a memorial celebration for Bob will be scheduled at a future date. Burial has taken place in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Renucci Hospitality House will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Bob’s family.