The Obit For Bob Raynow

Robert "Bob" Raynow

Published in The Times Reporter on June 15, 2011

Robert "Bob" Raynow age 75, of Strasburg, Ohio passed away peacefully on June 13, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Akron, Ohio, and is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Cathryn Raynow and brothers, Douglas and Roger Raynow.

He is survived by his wife of 55+ years, Joanne Yuhas Raynow and children, Susan and (Greg) Kapsner, Anne and (Gene) Wallick, Robert Jr. and (Lisa), Mary Kay Benevich, and Patricia Herron; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to spending time with his family (his greatest priority), he loved his biennial fishing trips to Int'l Falls, Minn. at Rainy Lake with his longtime fishing buddies. Robert loved sports and as a young man, played one season for the Cleveland Indian Farm team in Olean, N.Y. He retired as General Manager from Ross Nameplate Co. in Monterey Park, Calif. in 1996 and moved back to Ohio. His wit and wisdom will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 1 p.m. in Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory, Dover. Following the service, a meal will be served in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center.

Those unable to attend or wishing to share a fond memory may sign the online register book for Bob by visiting the obituaries link on the funeral home's website.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Holy Trinity Church Building Fund, 1835 County Highway 82, Bolivar, OH 44612-8913 or your favorite charity.