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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert Anton Schirmer 1957 - 2006

Services for Robert Anton Schirmer, 48, Overbrook, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery in southwest Douglas County.Mr. Schirmer died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.He was born Dec. 19, 1957, in Lawrence, the son of Anton Paul and Ruth L. Bertschinger Schirmer.Mr. Schirmer worked for E and E Specialty and Douglas County Public Works.He married Jennan Porter. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Tony Schirmer, of the home; a daughter, Valerie Schirmer, of the home; his mother, of Topeka; and three sisters, Mary Bohling, Stella, Neb., Marjorie Worthy, Osage Beach, Mo., and Nora Robb, Carbondale.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to the Tony and Valerie Schirmer Educational Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http;//www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.