BEND, Ore. - Robert "Bob" Coduti, age 88, died December 15, 2012, at his home at 2287 NE Lakeridge Dr., Bend, Oregon, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in North Lake location, Ishpeming on April 26, 1924, the second son to Frank and Gladys (Larmour) Coduti. He graduated from Ishpeming High School, served with the Civil Conservation Corp and the U.S. Air Force. He moved to California where he worked for California Light and Power, and was married to his beloved wife, Gloria, for over 50 years.
He is survived by Gloria and their 7 children Dennis (Carole) Coduti of Vida, Oregon, Bob (Kathy) Coduti of Redding, California, Gary (Gail) Coduti of Bend, Oregon, Kim Coduti of Cheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, Mike Seaman and Mark Seaman of San Diego, California, and Claudia (Casey) Callan of Bend, Oregon; and 15 grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Roy (Betty) Coduti and his sisters Judy Swanson and Susan (Roger) Dowrick of Ishpeming, along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in the area. He was preceeded in death by his parents, his brother Leslie and sister-in-law Shirley (Gauthier) Coduti, and his brother-in-law Ed Swanson.
Robert loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter. He loved pheasant hunting with his sons and his brother Roy. He also loved to come back to the U.P. every fall and visit with family and friends. He had a long and healthy life but will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Robert J. Coduti
At Robert's request there will be no funeral services.
As per Robert's wishes, no formal service will be conducted. A gathering of his children will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to partners in Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 977041 or to Bend United Methodist Church, 680 N.W. Bond St., Bend, OR 97701.