Robert Vinton

Robert Vinton, 89, of Ackley and formerly of Whitten, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Grand JiVante in Ackley.

Robert Dean Vinton was born Oct. 30, 1933 in Melrose Township to Glen and Florence (Saint) Vinton. He attended and graduated from Whitten. Following high school, Robert enlisted in the United States Army where he served in Germany. Robert was united in marriage Jan. 2, 1960,to Karen Ewalt in Ferguson. Robert enjoyed farming, bowling and playing cards.

Robert is survived by his wife Karen of Ackley, daughter Stefanie (Kirk) Abkes of Ackley, grandchildren Owen (Kimberly) Abkes and Mollie Abkes, great-grandchild Jori Abkes and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, at the Austinville Christian Reformed Church with a 1 p.m. graveside service at the Benson Cemetery in rural Whitten. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley.

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