Federspiel, Robert James, Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, step-father and uncle passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2012. Age 70 years. Son of the late Lyle John and Margaret Louise (MacFarlane) Federspiel, Robert was born on January 22, 1942 in Saginaw, Michigan. Robert met and married Millie Lucille (Thomas) Federspiel and together they shared over 30 years marriage. He was an avid sports fan especially enjoyed the Detroit Lions and the Detroit Tigers. Most of all he loved his family and will be dearly missed by all those who knew him. Besides his wife Millie, he is survived by his children Robert James Federspiel, Jr. of Cleveland, Georgia; William Lyle Federspiel (Mandy) of Saginaw; Jennifer Marie Lamblin (Scott) of Saginaw; his step-children William Rundell (Molly) of Saginaw; Kathleen Wangler of Texas; James Rundell of Harrison; Shirley Pratt (Jeff) of St. Charles; and Russell Rundell and (Tammie) of Saginaw; his grandchildren Doulgas Tylor Shell of Virginia Beach, VA, U.S. Navy; Clayton Andrew Shell of Saginaw; Austin James Lamblin of Saginaw; David Wangler of Texas; Daniel Wangler of Texas; Thomas Wangler of Texas; Tina Wangler of Texas; Cindy Johnson of Harrison; Cory Rundell of Harrison; Jessica Rundell of Harrison; Casey Rundell of Harrison; Nicole Pratt of Chesaning; Kela Pratt of St. Charles; and Kristen Pratt of St. Charles; his several great-grandchildren; a nephew Michael Black of Saginaw; and a niece Meg (Scott) Hare of Saginaw. Robert was preceded in death by a sister Marley Jo Black and a step-daughter Patricia Rundell. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at noon at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Honoring Mr. Federspiel’s wishes, a cremation will follow. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society. www.snowfuneralhome.net