Robert Lynn Donner, 77, of Lehigh Acres, formerly of Somerset County, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Lehigh Regional Medical Center after a long battle with emphysema. He was born Jan. 29, 1936, in Brotherton, Pa., the son of the late Benjamin and Fern Donner.
He had a prestigious 35-year career as an outstanding Nationwide Insurance agent and will be remembered by many.
He will always be remembered for his honesty, professionalism and love of the game of golf, but mostly for his great sense of humor.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his loving wife of 41 years, Patricia Donner; sister, Deanna; brother, Neil; sons, Stephen (Patty) Donner and Michael (Lisa) Donner; stepchildren, Deborah (Timothy) Bittner, Constance (Dan) Gross, Albert (Lisa) Farber, Mary Beth (Levent) Akbay and William (Michelle) Farber; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in his death by his brother, Lee Donner.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the Pike Cemetery in Brotherton, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name to the National Emphysema Foundation at: www.emphysemafoundation.org or the Brothersvalley Church of the Brethren, 1799 Brotherton Road, Berlin, PA 15530.
Online condolences may be made at: www.gendronfuneralhome.com.