Robert S. Toggweiler, 84, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Royal Oak, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007. Mr. Toggweiler proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a navigator/bombardier in the 38th Bomb Group 71st Squadron. He later earned a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Detroit. He served as comptroller of Magnetool, Inc., Troy, for 61 years. He also served on the parish council of National. Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, and the school board at Bishop Verot High School, Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. Toggweiler was a resident of southwest Florida since 1969. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elaine; nine children, James of Fort Myers, Thomas (Sherry) of Royal Oak, Robert (Nancy) of Seneca, S.C., Janet (Ken) Lindsay of Madison, Miss., Therese (Jay) Wade of Fort Myers, John (Nancy) of Fort Myers, Michael (Virginia) of Fort Myers, Mary Kerr of Fort Myers and Robbin (Greg) Saul of Kennesaw, Ga.; 21 grandchildren, Timothy, Brian, Alan, Andrew, Teegan, Christine Robinson, Kerry Sanders, Gregory, D. Michael Lindsay, Jennifer WadeHowell, Ryan Wade, Casey, Sean, Craig, Robert, Sarah, Kollin Kerr, Kaitlyn Kerr, Kourtney Kerr, Matthew Saul and Neil Saul; and 13 greatgrandchildren. Memorial contributions in Mr. Toggweiler's name can be made to the Southwest Florida Community Foundation; www.fortmyersmemorial.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on Dec. 11, 2007.
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