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The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Robert Edward Colloredo

January 1, 1928 - November 13, 2021

Robert E. Colloredo Age 93, of Minerva, died Saturday, November 13, 2021 in Aultman Compassionate Care Center. He was born January 1, 1928 in Waynesburg to William and Helen (Thom) Colloredo. He worked in the ceramic industry all of his life, having worked at Structural Stoneware in Minerva, Whitacre-Greer, Empire Clay Company in Buffalo and Pee Dee Ceramics in South Carolina. He graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1945 and attended Ohio State University where he was in the marching band. He is a member of the Minerva United Methodist Church and former President of the Waynesburg High School Alumni Association. His hobbies over the years included bowling, playing golf, making wooden crafts and taking care of his house and yard.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Janet (Pitz) Colloredo who died in 2020 and a brother, William Colloredo. He is survived by 2 daughters, Karen (William) Kerr of North Canton, Linda (Craig) Baumberger of Minerva, 4 grandchildren, Calli Baumberger of San Antonio, Texas, Rob Kerr of Athens, Mandi (Keagan) Henman of Minerva, Jeff Kerr of North Canton, a great grandson, Vance Henman and 6 nephews and their families.

A private family service will be held at the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Racut officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or the Minerva United Methodist Church. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

Robert was a member of the marching band in 1945 and 1946. He played trumpet.