FIFE ROBERT E. "BOB" March 2, 2011 Age 89. Peacefully surrounded by loving family. Beloved husband of Kathryn "Kay" (nee. Cogsdill) for 68 years. Dear father of Pamela Bird (David), Robert S. (Mimi), Kathryn Edelstein (David) and Mariann Knapp (Randy). Grandfather of Michelle, Julie, William, Robert, Benjamin, Trevor, Kelly, Matthew, Nathan, Jessica, Joshua, Aaron, Brittany and Leah. Great grandfather of Eleanor, Nicholas, Alexander, Brennan, Cole, Mason, Reed, Tucker, Alder, Henry, Maxwell, Penelope, Dryan, Caleb and Aaron. Brother of Thelma Riccardo (John) and the late Donald and John. Graduate of University of Michigan - Mechanical Engineering. Lieutenant JG US Navy. Retired automotive engineer for Houdaille Industries. Funeral service Monday 11:00a.m. at Christ Church Cranbrook, Lone Pine west of Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to Evans Scholars, One Briar Rd., Golf, IL 60029 or St. John Providence Hospice, 37650 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48036. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248) 549-0500. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
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