Robert A. Calbetzer 1936 - 2017 
Robert A. Calbetzer, 81, of Wadsworth, passed away June 16, 2017.   Robert was born April 1, 1936, to the late Robert and Ruth (Cox) Calbetzer.

Robert was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Indians.

He is survived by his wife, Carol;  children, Elizabeth (Doug) Snyder and Liane (Mark) Berlin;  grandchildren, Joseph (Ally) Snyder, Rachel Snyder, Ashley, and Brady Berlin;  great-grandchildren, Bridget and Emmalyn Snyder.  Sister Alice Calbetzer.

Family will receive friends 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, Ohio, where services will be conducted with Pastor Ernest Bergan officiating.   Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers family request memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Medina Co., 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, Ohio 44256.

Hilliard Rospert     330-334-1501 www.HilliardRospert.Com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 18, 2017

Robert Calbetzer
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1954  
WHS Grizzly Football Team, 1953. 
Row 1:  Steve Takacs, Kenny Miracle, Gary West, Roger Dressler, Joe Arpad, Tom Long, Bill Libert, Jim Pahlau, John Swigart, Gerald Sheller, Jack Butdorf, Phil Scheehle.  Row 2: Jim Jessell (Mgr.), Nelson Schultz, Dick Wolford, Don Snyder, Dick Walls, Gene Gossage, Jack Kelly, Bill Ely, Marion Pisanelli, David Shaffer, Keith Burkholder, Ray Thomas, Bob Calbetzer, James Gordon, Don Rodgers (Mgr.), Mr. Lyren (Coach).  Row 3: Mr. Barton (Coach), Mr. Doan (Coach), Jim Ream, Glenn Heath, Bruce Campbell, Ronnie West, Guy Hall, Gary Joachim, Bob King, Tom Marrin, Gene Files, Jim Kime, Larry Moore, Jim Christner, Wayne Leatherman, Howard Leatherman, Mr. Krauss (Coach). 
WHS Print Shop Class, 1953-54.  Row 1:  Bowman, Minnich, Rohrer, Thombs, Rodgers.  Row 2: Ellebruch, Gish, Harding, Dulworth, Lee, Hammer, West, Luck, Long, Mr. Gerstenschlager (Instructor).  Row 3: Sykes, Longsdorf, Anderson, Lo Guidice, Calbetzer. 
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