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Robert J. Elwell II "Bob"

October 5, 1957 — October 24, 2023

Robert J. Elwell II "Bob"

Bob passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at McLaren Bay Region with his family by his side at the age of 66. He was born in Bay City on October 5, 1957 to the late Robert and Luella (Norton) Elwell. He owned his business the “Sprinkler Guy” since 2009. Bob enjoyed the outdoors, landscaping, snowplowing, painting and coloring.

Bob is survived by his wife of 43 years, Rose Elwell; children, Christina Sovereign, Ashley (Shane) Donnelly and Robert Elwell III and Three precious granddaughters, Mackenzie Donnelly, Lily and Leah Sovereign; sister, Char (Wilson) Fournier; honorary family member, Ben Sovereign; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Autumn Elwell.

A Funeral Service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Gephart Funeral Home. Officiating will be, E.J. Brown with internment following at Fremont Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be considered to, Karmanos Cancer Institute.
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