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Robert Harold Seelbach

December 4, 1936 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 82)
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Robert Harold “Bob” Seelbach died at his home on February 21, 2019 in Bryan, Texas at the age of 82.
Bob was born on December 4, 1936 in Ilion, New York to parents Harold George and Elizabeth (Clark) Seelbach. He married Rosalie Miller on November 2, 1957 and the couple had 10 children.\

Bob served in the Korean War in the Air Force as a Jet Mechanic. He was Self Employed with his father as HG Seelbach and Son Plumbing and Heating General Contractor for 40 years in the Mohawk Valley.

He belonged to Kiwanis Club, Ilion Fish &Game Club and the Moose Lodge 1010 of Ilion NY.

Bob is survived by his wife Rosalie Ann (Miller), his sons Harold (Karen) Seelbach of Mohawk, NY, Brian (Tammy) Seelbach of Newport, NY and Darrin (Carrie) Seelbach of Ilion, NY. Daughters Donna (Derek) Edmonds of Tannersville, NY, Patricia (Thomas) Pias of Bryan, TX and Michelle (Ron Niznik) Crane of Remsen, NY. Sisters, Dorothy Suits, of Herkimer, NY, Eileen Price of Odessa, NY and Linda (Don) Polley of Ilion, NY. Several Grand Children and Great Grandchildren.

Bob is preceded in death by children, Robert, Daniel, Ellen Marie and Gregory Seelbach of Mohawk Valley, grandson Brian Seelbach Jr of Ilion, NY, great grandson Andrew Steven Miller Jr of Ilion, NY, sisters Marjorie (Lonis) Turner of Rome, NY, Ethel Fredericks of Ilion, NY, and brother Lyle Seelbach of Ilion, NY.

Cremation Services have been entrusted to Hillier Funeral Home of College Station, which will follow with a celebration of life after the passing of his wife.

In lieu of flowers monetary donations can be made to Hospice Brazos Valley at

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