Obituary: Robert D. Widmer, 51, Metamora

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Robert D. Widmer, 51, of Metamora died at 9:25 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his home.

Born on Nov. 15, 1960, in Peoria to Susan (Lyon) Widmer and the late Donald Widmer, he married Nancy Pletsch on Aug. 28, 2010, in Metamora. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters and one son, Meaghan Widmer, Chelsea Widmer and Sean Widmer, all of Greenwood, Ind.; a grandson; his mother, Susan Widmer of Washington; two sisters and one brother, Cathleen Widmer of Metamora, Sheila (Pat) Weisbruch of Washington and Mark (Carrie) Widmer of Washington.

He was preceded in death by his father, Don Widmer on March 17, 2011.

He was a salesman for Bob Lindsay Honda in Peoria.

Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Christian Union Church in Metamora. The Rev. Gary Salm will officiate, with interment to follow in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. A prayer service will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Additional visitation will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church until the time of service.

His memorial website is available at, where online condolences can be left for the family.