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Robert E. Natzel
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Obituary for Robert E. Natzel

NATZEL, Robert E. - Age 73, of Swartz Creek died Friday, February 9, 2018. A memorial service will be held 3 PM Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. The family will receive friends 12 PM - 3 PM Saturday at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Old News Boys of Flint. Robert was born February 13, 1944 in Detroit, the son of Earl and Marjorie (Pappin) Natzel. He was the owner and operator of The Country Shoppers/Journal in Almont MI. He was a publisher all his life, most recently being the Co-Publisher of Big Money Magazine. Bob was very involved with the Swartz Creek Hometown Days as the sponsor and silent auction director for many years. He also was instrumental in starting the Andy Maybik Jr. Special Day for Special Needs Event at Swartz Creek Hometown Days. He was involved with the Old News Boys of Flint, and was a member of Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce. Bob married Sharon Maybik on June 21, 1991. Surviving are: wife, Sharon; two daughters, Annette (Dan) Sokolnicki of East Lansing, Shelly (Jeff) Drews of Traverse City; grandchildren, Aaron, Abigail, Warren, Kirstie, Evin, Calvin, Jacob (Ashley), and Jayden (Sarah); great grandchildren, Cora and Owen (Drews), and Lane Aaron (Mitchell Wheeler); brother in laws, Andy Maybik, Jr. of Swartz Creek. and Tom (Beth) Maybik of Houston TX.; sister in law, Susan (Ron) Smith of Swartz Creek; beloved, K9 companion, Louie Bear Bob; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Earl and Marjorie Natzel; and his brother, Bruce Natzel. Friends may share a tribute at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Saturday

24

Feb

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Memorial service

Saturday

24

Feb

3:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473


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