Robert W. "Shorty" Short



Birth: March 11th, 1950
Death: September 24th, 2011
Age: 61
Residence:Saginaw
Survived By: His wife Mary, two daughters; Jennifer Short and Christine (Dan) Karp, seven grandchildren; Kahla, Justin, Autim, Joshua, Shelbie, Ashley and Dustin, one brother David (fiancee Linda) Short, three sisters; Sharon (Bill) Kinney, Jackie (Bob) White and Shelly (Rick) Yancer, and many other loving family members and friends.

Passed away Saturday, September 24, 2011.  Age 61 years.  Robert Wayne Short was born March 11, 1950 in Saginaw to Lawrence and Eunice Short.  He married Mary Ware on August 16, 1969.  She survives him.  Shorty was a member of Living Hope Church.  He loved motorcycles, fishing, and camping.  He retired after 43 years of service at Nodular and Grey Iron Foundries.
Surviving besides his wife he leaves two daughters; Jennifer Short and Christine (Dan) Karp, seven grandchildren; Kahla, Justin, Autim, Joshua, Shelbie, Ashley and Dustin, one brother David (fiancee Linda) Short, three sisters; Sharon (Bill) Kinney, Jackie (Bob) White and Shelly (Rick) Yancer, and many other loving family members and friends.  Bob was preceded in death by his daughter Sharyl in 1973.
Funeral & committal service will take place at 6 PM Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Rd. (South M-47).  Pastor Pat Lagan will officiate.  Friends and family will gather for visiting at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 Noon to 4PM.  Cremation will follow the funeral service with inurnment at a later date.  Memorial envelopes are available at the funeral home for your donation to the American Diabetes Association.