Robert L. "Bob" Aumend, 78, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, July 28, 2019, surrounded by his family in the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
Born on March 25, 1941, in Willard, OH the son of Guy DeLois and Sally Mae (Risner) Aumend. He had worked at New Departure-Hyatt Inc. (Division of General Motors), in Sandusky, for nearly 30 years, retiring in 2007. He loved cars and especially NASCAR, and was a true fan of Dale Earnhardt and Junior.
Bob was a member of the U.A.W. Local # 913.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Brenda E. (Carpenter) Aumend, whom he married on June 29, 1968; a son, Robert T. "Bibbis" Aumend of Columbus; a granddaughter, Cassidy (Jason) Ellis of Columbus; two great-grandchildren, Alayna and Jason III; a sister, Ruth (Jim) Culver of Sandusky; a brother, Richard E. Aumend of Norwalk; a special cousin, Russell and his sons, William and Jeremy; a special friend, Jennifer Sharp; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Michael M. Aumend; and his beloved cat, "Snowy."
It was his wish to be cremated. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, August 1, 2019, from 6 pm until time of the memorial service at 7 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Stein Hospice service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.
Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Bob's family at davidfkoch.com.