Oakfield - Robert (Bob) Kachelmeyer, 84, of Oakfield, entered into rest Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Crossroads House surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Kachelmeyer was born July 15, 1926 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Michael and Geraldine (Miller) Kachelmeyer.
He was a proud WWII Navy veteran having served in the European and Pacific Theaters. He was well known in the community having retired from the plumbing business in 1992. He was a past member of the VFW, American Legion, Lions Club, Oakfield Rod and Gun Club and the Oakfield Historical Society.
Robert was preceded in death by his infant sister Norma.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Constance (Burns) Kachelmeyer; two sons, Robert Timothy (Lani) Kachelmeyer and Michael Burns Kachelmeyer both of Massachusetts; two daughters, Jill Klotzbach of Batavia and Robyn (Larry) Gage of Pittsford, NY and one brother, Earl (Rita) Kachelmeyer of Oklahoma. He was the grandfather of Michael, Kristopher and Ashley Kachelmeyer; Kalen, Melissa and Tyler Burns; Matthew Klotzbach and Emily, Katherine and Mary Gage. Also surviving are two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 AM, Saturday, October 30, 2010 at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Church. Burial with military honors will be at St. Cecelia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com