Robert Callahan


Birth: August 1st, 1937
Death: May 24th, 2018
Age: 80 years
Residence:AuGres

Robert J. Callahan was born in Bay City, MI on August 1, 1937.  He passed away peacefully with his family at his side on May 24, 2018.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Prior to his retirement on July 10, 1992, he was Firefighter and later the training officer for the Bay City Fire Department.  He then worked for the Michigan Firefighters Training Council for many years.  He was a lifetime member of the Michigan Firefighters Training Association and a member of the Bay County Training Association.

He is survived by 4 children: Scott E. (Jill) Callahan, Connie J. (Thomas) Button, Rodney J. (Cindy) Callahan and Wendy S. (Michael) Cloud, 9 grandchildren:  Kristi, Elle and Cameron Callahan; Mitchell and Zachary Button;  Taylor Ann and Emily Callahan; Karissa and Michaela Cloud and his companion Carol Vandersluys.  He was preceded in death by his wife Judith K. (Cardinal) Callahan, his parents Bertha (McCullough) Callahan and James Callahan and a brother Donald Callahan.

Funeral Liturgy will be Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home.  Jane Grzegorczyk will preside.  Private burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery.  Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the Liturgy begins.  Memorials may be made to McLaren Bay Medical Foundation for Cancer Care.



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