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In Memoriam – Bob Schlather, CFOC Founder (May 3, 1946 – April 27, 2022)

The Community Foundation of Otsego is deeply saddened by the loss of Bob Schlather, a Founder and shining light. Bob, whose dedication to community, philanthropy, and service was seemingly endless, was vital to the creation of the Foundation. “Bob was among the first supporters of the Community Foundation when it was still a dream,” said Harry Levine, Board President. “It is now a reality due in large measure to his leadership.” “I was fortunate to know Bob for years,” added Jeff Katz, Executive Director. “We were fellow Rotarians and he embodied the Rotary motto, ‘Service Above Self.’ I only wish

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