Robert O. "Hasty" Wertenberger

Birth Date: 
Monday, January 30, 1928
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017

WOOSTER – Robert O. “Hasty” Wertenberger, 89, of Wooster passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at West View Healthy Living.

He was born January 30, 1928 in Wooster, the son of George E. and Irene L. Fisher Wertenberger.  He married F. Maye Wepler on February 19, 1953.  She survives.

He retired in 1986 as the District Underwriting Manager for Westfield Insurance after 32 years of service.  He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ.  He was a past member and secretary of the 20/30 Club, a volunteer at People to People Ministries, a member of the Wooster Elks, the NRA and American Legion Post 68 of Wooster.

He enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting and volunteering.

Robert proudly served his country with the US Army during the Korean War.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Pamela (Mark) Schlosser of Cuyahoga Falls, Patti (Michael) Milligan of Wooster and Roberta (Ron) Shaffer of Dalton; grandchildren, Lauren (Joe) Sherman, Chris (Sarah) Schlosser, Matthew (Sarah) Schlosser, Kristin Milligan, Kaitlin Milligan, Kelcey McCormack and Carly McCormack; a great grandchild, Carson Schlosser and a brother William C. Wertenberger of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Dr. George F. Wertenberger and Richard Wertenberger. 

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 4-6:00 p.m. with an Elks memorial service at 3:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Kevan Franklin officiating.  Entombment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Rett Syndrome, 4600 Devitt Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45246 or Wooster Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund, PO Box 51, Wooster, OH 44691 or Crossroads Hospice, 3443 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Rett Syndrome, 4600 Devitt Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45246 or Wooster Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund, PO Box 51, Wooster, OH 44691 or Crossroads Hospice, 3443 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.

Visitation: 

Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 4-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with an Elks Memorial Service at 3:30 p.m.

Service: 

Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home

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My condolences to you all. Hasty was my favorite neighborhood dad growing up. I hope all of your memories provide you a soft landing in the coming days and months.

Going to miss my old "huntin buddy".

Going to miss my old "huntin buddy".

Maye and Family....we offer our sympathy in the loss of Hasty. May your happy memories bring you peace in your time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Our sympathy to Maye and the girls and their families in the loss of one of the friendliest fellows in the neighborhood.

Maye and family...we offer our deepest sympathy in the loss of Hasty. May your happy memories help you through your time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

I thank Mr Wertenberger for his service to our country. God bless to his family.

Going to miss my old "huntin buddy".

Going to miss my old "huntin buddy".

I'm so sorry for your loss. He will be so missed by the staff at west view. He is so loved and your family is in our thoughts and prayers!

My deepest and heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

To Bobbi and the rest of the wertenberger family,
you have my deepest condolences on the loss of
your family's patriarch. Always quite the welcoming
Gentleman in his presence, along with his great smile,
Will surely be missed by all who were graced to have known him. Jimmy

My condolences to the family.

Condolences to the family particularly Roberta.

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