Robert C. Aten

September 17, 1937 ‒ July 13, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Robert C. Aten, age 76, of Marion, passed away on Sunday morning, July 13, 2014 at his residence.

Robert was born on September 17, 1937 in Nevada, OH, the son of the late Eugene E. and Ethel M. (Billiard) Aten. He graduated from the Nevada High School. He spent his career working at Whirlpool, where he retired.

On November 26, 1962, Robert was united in marriage to Janet L. Hill, she preceded him in death. In 2006, Robert was united in marriage to Sandra K. Cothern in Marion.

Robert is survived by his wife Sandra K. Aten; his son Warren E. Aten; Step children: Richard, Gabriel and Mathew Woods; grandchildren: Michael and Samantha Aten, James Garvin, John and Crystal Perkins; step grandchildren: Desity, Jocelyn and Thomas Woods; and 7 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home from 4PM to 7PM; Funeral services will be held on Thursday at the funeral home at 1PM with burial in Caledonia Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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  • Warren,
    Sorry about your loss. May God comfort you, and your family during this time.

  • Deeply sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to all the family members. You will be on our minds and hearts.

  • May the Holy Spirit comfort you during this time. Sorry for your loss and God Bless your family.

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. I pray that God will grant you comfort in this time of sorrow. My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow…
    We hope and pray that the Lord will bless and comfort you all with strength and peace. to endure Much Love And Big Hugs To You All
    ~ James and Kwajie ~

  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear loved one. Take comfort in knowing that our heavenly Creator well soon remove all pain, sorrow, and death forever! May this promise as recorded in Revelation 21 : 3,4 help you gain the strength and inner peace to cope with the days ahead. Philippians 4 : 13.