Robert B. Battles, 91, of Lima, died at 2:10 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 13, 1920, in Lima, to Thomas Leroy and Maude Mae (Waggoner) Battles who preceded him in death. On April 21, 1946, he married Mary M. Puhaczjewski, who died on May 5, 2001.
Mr. Battles is survived by three children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II.
Mr. Battles will be cremated per his wishes and burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.