Robert Ivan Sylvester, 85, of Alpena passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Robert was born December 15, 1932 in Alpena to the late Emil and Edith (Millard) Sylvester. On October 11, 1956 he married Janice Hillman. Robert enjoyed playing his guitar in bands for over 60 years and working on lawn mowers.
Surviving are his wife, Janice; 8 children, Kim (James) Gamache, Charlene Hale, William (Lori) Sylvester, Sherry (Roger) Millard, Robert Sylvester, Jr., Laurie (Lloyd) Douglas, Janice (Les) Seres, Scott (Lynn) Sylvester; 24 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; siblings, Jim Arlt, Shirley Slater, Janet Mosier, and Jerry Arbuckle.
Memorial visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Monday, December 3, from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at 1 p.m. with Pastor Troy Baxter officiating.
Inurnment: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
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