Robert Schiehsl , 90

Robert Albert Schiehsl (Bob) died peacefully Sunday July 18, 2021 at Sun Rise of Bloomfield. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on Oct. 11, 1930 to Charles and Rose (Bergmann) Schiehsl.

Robert Schiehsl

Bob joined the United States Marines in Aug. 1950 and was released from active duty in Sept. 1952 to pursue his passion in education. He attended school at the University of Toledo where he received his teaching degree, and it was there he met his future wife Charlotte. He later went to Wayne State University to get his Masters Degree in Teaching.
Bob married Charlotte Louise Meredith on June 11,1955 and they moved from Toledo to Michigan where Bob began teaching for Royal Oak Schools. He taught Business and computer classes. He retired from teaching at Royal Oak Kimball high school in 1987.
Bob had many hobbies that included gardening, cooking, reading, computers and of course painting. He had a true talent and everyone always wanted him to paint relatives of theirs and would come to look at the amazing paintings he did all around his home.
His wife Charlotte passed away in 2003. A few years later he met his girlfriend Jean Hilderley who he spent most of his time with until her death in 2017.
Bob is survived by his two children Eric (Maryann) and Mary (Jim Briske), two grandchildren Erica (Alex Woodward) and David Schiehsl and one great granddaughter Charlotte Woodward. Bob is also survived by two sisters Betty and Gerry.
He was proceeded in death by his sister Irene, his wife Charlotte, his girl friend Jean and his parents.
Modetz funeral home, Orion Twp., took care of arrangements. Burial took place at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly Michigan.

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