Robert O. Fiedler

July 13, 1929 ~ September 10, 2019 (age 90)


90, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the JGJ Nursing Facility at the Hilltop Campus.  He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Doris; sons Robert (Nancy) Fiedler; Timothy (Kim) Fiedler; Daniel (Effe) Fiedler; grandchildren Justin (Jennifer) Fiedler; Nathaniel (Kaylee) Fiedler; Danielle (Ryan) Tronovitch; Trevor, Julia, Nicoletta and Gabriella Fiedler; great grandchildren Owen and London Fiedler; Avalyn and Tyler Tronovitch; and another Fiedler girl on the way; several nieces and nephews.  Bob was born in Marquette, MI in 1929, lived in Germany from 1934 – 1947, but has resided in the Triple Cities since 1948.  After a difficult childhood in war-torn Germany, Bob appreciated his US citizenship and the freedoms afforded to him in the US with utmost patriotism.  He went on to serve in the US Army and was a proud veteran of the Korean War having served with the 2nd Engineer (Combat) Battalion of the 2nd Infantry Division.  Bob was a member of the 2nd Infantry Division Korean War Veterans Alliance, former President of the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion Association, and a founding member of the Korean War Veterans of the Southern Tier.   After serving his country, Bob worked for IBM for 34 years as a mechanical engineer.  After retiring Bob found a passion for both genealogy and supporting our active duty troops overseas.  He was a great role model to his family as a husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather (“Opa”).  He was a true gentleman and will be missed by all who knew him.  The family would like to thank the staff at Hilltop for their care and compassion during Bob’s stay.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 1pm, at the Barber Memorial Home, Inc., 428 Main St, Johnson City.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00am until the time of the service at the Barber Memorial Home.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the 204th Family Readiness Group, c/o Kristen Fuller, Treasurer, 3572 Grandview Street, Binghamton, NY 13903.

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September 14, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Barber Memorial Home (Johnson City)

Funeral Service
September 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Barber Memorial Home, Inc (Johnson City)

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