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Rob F. Prough
January 22, 1943 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Rob F. Prough, 80, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023 at Brookview Nursing Center in Defiance, Ohio.
He was born on January 22, 1943 to Douglas and Vera (Johnson) Prough in Ann Arbor, Michigan. On November 4, 1983 he married JoAnn Perry, who survives.
Rob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. He formerly owned and operated the Holiday Lanes in Defiance, and also had worked for IAMS in Leipsic OH. Rob was a member of the Auglaize Country Club, and a former member of the Defiance Eagles. In his spare time Rob enjoyed golfing, bowling, and spending time with family and friends.
Rob is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn Prough of Defiance, son, Rob (Deb) Prough of Rochelle, IL, daughter, Michelle Gittleson of Rochelle, IL, four grandchildren: Justin, Joey, Ryan and Alex, six great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren: Heather (Matt), Chelsey, Ronald, Danielle and Samantha, and nine step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepsons, Ronald Nash and Timothy Nash, and his stepdaughter, Janet Szabo.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home South, Lawson - Roessner Chapel (1753 S. Clinton Street) in Defiance. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home South. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery, with Military honors conducted by VFW Post #3360.
Memorials are suggested to Ft. Defiance Humane Society.