Robert ‘Bob’ Lemmer | Obituary

July 26, 1926
November 14, 2021

Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Lemmer from Saginaw. The retired long-time Dow Chemical employee passed away on Sunday, November 14th, 2021 at the age of 95.
Robert was an integral member of the research team that developed Saran Wrap. At the time of his retirement in 1989, Robert was the director of research services for Dow USA Research and Development. The son of the late Benjamin and Caroline Lemmer was born on July 26, 1926 in Saginaw.
Robert and his wife Marie lived in Saginaw and retired to Traverse City. They spent the winters in Bradenton, Florida and Phoenix, Arizona.
Robert leaves behind his wife Marie A. Lemmer, whom he married on October 8, 1960 in Traverse City. He also leaves a son, Richard Lemmer, of Beaverton; Granddaughters Megan and Michelle; his son Scott Lemmer of Hope; Granddaughter Kayla; his daughter Diane (Denis) Conroy of Portarlington, Ireland; Grandson, Aodhan and Niamh; his great-grandchildren, Maison and Kayden; his sister JoAnn Brechtelsbauer; a sister-in-law, Jean Lemmer; a brother-in-law, John F. Doyle; several nieces; and nephews.
The cremation took place. A memorial service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those planning a show of sympathy can visit the Countryside Trinity Church, 4690 Weiss, Saginaw, MI 48603, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Consider FL17, Chicago, Illinois. 60601.

Published on November 21, 2021

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