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Obituary for Robert L. Yard

Robert L. Yard
Robert L. Yard, 84, passed away on September 30, 2017 in his Toledo home. He was born in Toledo on October 19, 1932 to Rosella and Kenneth Yard. He was married to Mary Fry on October 29, 1966, who preceded him in death.
Bob and his brother, were co-owners of a tool and dye shop, called Dray Cutter Grinding, that was started by their father when they were young.
Over the course of his lifetime, Bob and his wife provided 100s of foster children a warm and loving home.
He was a graduate of Mount St. Francis and went on to study the ministry in Northern Rhodesia and became ordained as “Brother John”. He was a longtime member of St. Pius X Church
He is survived by his children, Nancy Lyn, Marybeth Gonzales, Bob Yard; grandchildren, Meeghan Lyn (Scot), Veronica Lee, Alyson Lyn; great-grandchildren, Ily and Pollux; siblings, John (Grace) and Iris. He was preceded in death by siblings, Father Alvin (Carl), Leroy, David, and Kenneth.
Friends are invited to visit from 2:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 W. Sylvania Ave. where prayers will begin at 10:00am on Thursday. The Mass of the Resurrection will begin at 10:30am on Thursday at St. Pius X Church. Rev. David Whalen Officiant. Burial will take place in Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to St. Pius X Church, or Our Lady of Consolation Shrine in Carey Ohio. To send his family online condolences, please visit www.ansberg-west.com.
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(419) 472-7633 Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
Email: bdansberg@bex.net
(419) 472-7633 Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
Email: bdansberg@bex.net
(419) 472-7633 Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
Email: bdansberg@bex.net
(419) 472-7633 Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
Email: bdansberg@bex.net
(419) 472-7633 Ansberg-West Funeral Directors
3000 Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
Email: bdansberg@bex.net