October 16, 1947 - May 20, 2020
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3PM FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. Robert Dieter Obergefell, age 72, of Millsboro, DE passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He was born October 16, 1947 in Kempten, Germany, son of the late Helmut Obergefell and Alwine Dietl Obergefell who resides in Orange, CA. Mr. Obergefell worked for over 34 years with the State Farm Insurance Company as an Accounting Manager, retiring in 2010. His job which he thoroughly loved took him around the country during his lifetime beginning with California, Colorado, Illinois, Pennsylvania and finally ending in New York. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. A good round of golf and then spending time at home cooking brought him great pleasure as well as gardening and taking a cruise ship to some new destination. He along with his wife of 22 years, Brenda Jane Picking Obergefell were devoted and faithful members of the Bayshore Community Church of Millsboro, DE. In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by his daughter, Amanda Mateer (Tom) of Towanda, Illinois and their children, Hayden and Mia; two step children, Candace DiBuo (Mike Barrett) of Berlin, MD and their daughter Mariah, and Tony DiBuo (Kay) of Lewes, DE and their children Zooey and Antonio; a sister Doris Dix (Michael) of Orange County, California; his mother-in-law Betty Pickings of Rehoboth Beach, DE; and his former wife Susan Street of Bloomington, Illinois. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 2:00 PM at the Bay Shore Community Church, 36759 Millsboro Highway, Millsboro, DE. In order to follow the Covid 19 rules set forth by the state, social distancing will be practice, everyone in attendance must wear a mask and please do not arrive earlier than 15 minutes prior to service time. Burial will be private at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Delaware Veterans Home, 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd., Milford, DE 19963 or to the Bayshore Community Church, 36759 Millsboro Hwy, Millsboro, DE 19966 Please sign the online guest book at this site.
FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE DELIVER ALL ARRANGEMENTS BY 3PM FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020 TO OUR LEWES LOCATION. Robert Dieter Obergefell, age 72, of Millsboro, DE passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He was... View Obituary & Service Information
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