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Robert “Butch” James Ohrt, 68, Tipton
Obituaries · July 19, 2013



Funeral services for Robert “Butch” James Ohrt, 68, of Tipton who died Thursday, July 11, 2013, were held Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, in Tipton.

Rev. Phil Leipold officiated. There was a visitation at Fry Funeral Home on Monday, July 15, 2013. Burial was at Tipton Masonic Cemetery. A general memorial fund has been established in memory of Robert. On-line condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.

Robert was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Cedar County, Iowa. He was the son of William Christian and Marguerite Lois Taylor Ohrt. He was a 1963 graduate of West Branch High School. On March 13, 1965, Robert was united in marriage to Judy Verlee Daufeldt in Rochester, Iowa. He was employed as a maintenance worker for Oscar Mayer for 10 years and, prior to that, Robert was employed by Louis Rich for many years.

Robert enjoyed playing cards and bingo, stock car racing, watching his grandchildren at sporting events and was a member of the “Hardee’s Coffee Club.”

Robert is loved and survived by his wife, Judy Ohrt of Tipton; his children, Rodney (Debbie) Ohrt of Tipton, Tracy (Terry) Stotler of Solon, and Mandy Ohrt of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Britton, Alyssa, and Brady Stotler, Ashley and Garrett Hepker, and Nolan Ohrt; great-grandchild Kaden Timmerman; sisters Carol Hills of Tipton and Sandy Bell of West Branch.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ohrt and Marguerite Fogo; and sister Nancy Johnson.

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