Robert “Butch” James Ohrt
Robert “Butch” James Ohrt, 68, of Tipton, died Thursday, July 11, 2013. A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 16, at United Methodist Church, Tipton with Rev. Phil Leipold officiating. Burial was at Tipton Masonic Cemetery. A general memorial fund has been established in memory of Robert. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Robert was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Cedar County, 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. 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 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.