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Robert J. Badertscher, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on Dec. 29, 1951, in Bluffton, the son of Loraine and Ruth (Drury) Badertscher, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his long time companion, Betty J. Hertenstein; three sons, Brian Badertscher, George (Doris) Badertscher and Shawn (Erica) Metzger, all of Wapakoneta; a stepson, Jason Hertenstein of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister; two stepbrothers.
He was preceded in death by a stepbrother.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, State Route 501, with the Rev. Shawn Morris officiating.
Burial will follow in the Truro Cemetery in Columbus Grove.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and one hour before the service Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Condolences may be expressed at BayliffAndEleyfh.com.