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Robert L. Fosgitt, 73, of Midland, passed away on October 6, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. He was born January 23, 1945 in Midland to the late Loren R. and Geraldine (Price) Fosgitt. On November 22, 1985 he married Brenda Altman.

Robert graduated from Midland High School in 1963. He was a go-cart racer and played baseball. Robert also enjoyed NASCAR, Golf, Hunting and Fishing. He retired from Saginaw Steering Gear on February 1, 1994 and dedicated his time to remodeling homes with Brenda. His greatest joy was making their home welcoming for family and friends especially the grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda, children; Allen Fosgitt of Midland, Sherry (Richard) Saunders of Canton, GA, Scott Gray of South Haven, MS, Jodi (Michael) Desautels of Manchester, CT., grandchildren; Edin, Jamie, Shelby, Tyler, Emma, and Kaileigh. He is also survived by his two brothers, Thad Fosgitt of Boone, MI and Doug (Diane) Fosgitt of Greenbush, MI.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Fosgitt, granddaughter, Bailey Miller, mother and father in-laws, Kenneth and Marion Altman.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home. The family will welcome friends at the funeral home on October 27, 2018 from 11 am until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers the family would like to support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor.

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