Meisel, Robert H. “Bob”, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on July 15, 2012 at Edgewood Assistant Living. Bob was 83 years of age. Robert Herrick Meisel was born on May 5, 1929 in Bay City, Michigan to the late Samuel and Lillian (Golden) Meisel. He married Virginia Mahn on October 29, 1955 in East Lansing, Michigan. She survives him. Bob graduated from Albion College with a Bachelor’s degree and from the University of Michigan with a Juris Doctor. He practiced law in Saginaw for 57 years; retiring in 2009. He was on the Board of Directors for St. Mary’s of Michigan and the Saginaw Co-Operative Hospital. Bob served as president for the Saginaw Country Club, Saginaw Temple B’nai Israel, and the Pit and Balcony. Surviving besides his wife of 56 years are his children, Mark (Amy) Meisel of Indianapolis, IN, Janet (Patrick) Voisine of Huntington Woods, MI, and Michael (Christina) Meisel of Memphis, TN; eight grandchildren, Alex, Joseph, Corinne, Sarah and Rachel Meisel and Caroline, Robin, and Eric Voisine; a sister, Shirley “Dolly” (Marshall) Bergson of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; an uncle, Fred Golden of Sunrise, FL; and a brother-in-law, John (Betty) Mahn of Tyler, TX. Bob’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Edgewood Assisting Living and American Hospice. In accordance’s with Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service honoring Bob’s life has already been celebrated. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to American Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Bob’s family or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.