Robert Schrock, age 62, of Sturgis, passed away April 1, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Jan. 13, 1950, in Sturgis, a son to the late Ora D. and F. Berneice (Troyer) Schrock.
He graduated from Burr Oak High School with the class of 1968 and on Jan. 26, 1969, at Locust Grove Mennonite Church, was united in marriage to Donna L. Yoder. Together they farmed and lived in Burr Oak until 22 years ago when they moved to the Sturgis area.
Besides farming, Robert enjoyed and was employed in the transportation industry driving for many different companies and in several types of trucks.
He was a member of Locust Grove Mennonite Church and was involved with the Worship team, he also enjoyed camping, singing, gardening, sports, and any time spent with his granddaughters.
Surviving are his wife, Donna; children, Kenneth (Eiko) Schrock of Addison, Ill. and Shelly (Paul) Kindig of Burr Oak, Mich; granddaughters, Brittany and Paige Kindig; sisters, Phyllis (Steve) Hooley-Hughes and Martha (Ed) Wickey all of Burr Oak, Mich.; brother, Lloyd (Sharon) Schrock of Sturgis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother and sister, Ora and Orene; niece, Karla Wickey-Stauffer; and brother-in-law, John Hooley.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 2–4 p.m. and 5–8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 29525 Findley Road, Burr Oak, Mich., 49030.
Services celebrating the life of Robert Schrock will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church with Pastor Bill Beck, officiating.
Interment and graveside services will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.
The family suggest memorial donations be directed to Hospice of Sturgis or Youth for Christ – Barbara Hochstetler Fund, envelopes are available at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church or the Hackman Family Funeral Home – Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091 who has been entrusted with the arrangements.
His obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.