Robert Jean Huffman

Robert Jean Huffman, 73, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at home after a brief battle with cancer.

Robert was born June 9, 1939, to the late Louis C. and Marguriete (Karcher). He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sara Jane (Watkins).

Other survivors include two sons, Robert J. Jr. of Tiffin and Mark V. of Pau Paw, Mich.; two daughters, Kathleen E. of Austin, Texas, and Laura L. of Apopka, Fla.; grandchildren; and a sister, Annie Phillips of Bloomville.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Louis Jr.; and three sisters, Eva, Dorothy and Betty Lou.

Robert retired from General Motors in Sandusky, and spent his entire life caring for and providing for his family.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin, with the Rev. James Spradlin officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be 5-7 p.m. Monday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services Tuesday at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, with military honors being rendered by the United Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at