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Robert J. Derleth

 

Robert Derleth

Date of Birth: June 9, 1922, in Marquette, Michigan

Date of Death: December 16, 2012, in Lansing, Michigan (90 years old)

Source:

Dignitymemorial.com

He passed away at Hospice House of Mid-Michigan in Lansing due to complications

from a stroke.

Did you know?

He graduated from Bishop Baraga High School in 1941.

Bob Derleth was inducted into the United States Navy and assigned to aviation

training cadet at the Iowa Pre-Flight School in Iowa City, Iowa.

 

Teams:

1947 Detroit Lions (NFL)

College:

University of Michigan