Robert M. Walbert, 90, of Lower Macungie Twp., passed away at home on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Marie E. I. (Rothenberger) Walbert. The couple would have celebrated 70 years of marriage in June. Born in Topton, he was the son of the late Paul B. and Clara M. (Fretz) Walbert. He was a member of Solomon's United Church of Christ in Macungie and was an Army Veteran serving during World War II. Robert was a carpenter, working for Harold Blacker for 32 years until retiring. He was a former Chief of Macungie Fire Company and was a Life Member of Macungie VFW. Survivors: Wife; Children, Linda Haberstumpf and her husband, Leslie, Barry Walbert, Ricky Walbert and his wife, Alice, William Walbert and his wife, Pamela, and Kathy Ladigan and her husband, Gary; Sisters, Jane Englert and his Twin, Betty Rohrbach; 7 Grandchildren; and 10 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 13 siblings. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm Street, Emmaus. A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Contributions: May be made to a charity of one's choice.
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