MEYER ROBERT W. A resident of Clinton Township died in Ann Arbor on January 20, 2013. Robert was 95 years of age. Robert was born in his family home on December 19, 1917 in Detroit; a son of William and Bertha (Harbeck). He was married to Leona M. Finzel on May 4, 1946 at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Detroit. Both had attended St. Thomas School and Eastern High School. Leona was employed as a secretary to the vice president of what is now Comerica Bank. Robert was employed by Comerica Bank for 37 years as a real estate appraiser, and retired in 1983 at the age of 65. The couple made their home in Detroit for 28 years, moving to Clinton Twp. in 1976. Robert served in the United States Army Air Corps as a Staff Sgt. for 3 years, assigned to the 96th Fighter Control Squadron in China-Burma-India theater operations. Robert is survived by his children, Linda (Frank) Murdock and Marilynn (Barry) Gordon. Also four grandchildren, Robert, Hayley, Donald and Katrin. Four brothers predeceased Robert, namely Albert, Arnold, Walter and Edwin. Visitation will take place on Wednesday at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Twp. from 4-8 pm. Robert will lie in-state at 10am Thursday until the time of services, 11 am at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 21400 Nunneley Rd. Clinton Twp. Interment at Glen Eden Cemetery, Livonia. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome.com
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