Robert “Bob” James Hertel, age 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 25, 2018 at his residence. Born in Hanover, Ontario, son of the late Wilmer and Luella (Laporte) Hertel. True love and best friend of Lorraine (Eckenswiller) Hertel of 62 years. Proud and much loved father to Steve Hertel (Susan Church), Wendy (Dave) Marsh, Sheila (Brian) Salter and Shawn (Carol nee Twamley) Hertel. Papa to Lindsay (Rob) Hicks, Brianna Marsh (Emanuel), Luke Salter (Ashlyn), Devin Salter (Meghan), Abbey Hertel (Matt), Tanner Hertel (Kiersten), Quinn Hertel and great Papa to Ruby Hicks. Bob is survived by his siblings; Bill Hertel (Fran), Nancy Bolton (Jim), John Hertel (Karen) and also the entire Eckenswiller family and his many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Bob was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law George and Evelyn (Kuntz) Eckenswiller, his granddaughter Karlee Salter in Infancy, his sister Phyllis Royce and his brother-in-law Ron Royce.  Friends and family may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. (Knights of Columbus service will take place at 1:45 p.m.). The Mass of Christian burial will take place at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 50 Well Street, Stratford on Monday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m.  Father Richard Bester will officiate. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Sunday, November 4, 2018
from 2-4 p.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home
Knights of Columbus Service at 1:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, November 5th at 11 a.m.
Immaculate Conception R.C. Church
50 Well Street,

Parish Hall

Memorial Donations
Stratford Perth Rotary Hospice Foundation
Canadian Cancer Society


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