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Former Robben Florist and Garden Center business owner dies at 90

Posted at 12:46 PM, Aug 12, 2018

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- George Robben Junior, who owned Robben Florist and Garden Center on Pedretti Road in Delhi Township and served in the Army during the Korean War, died Saturday morning around 3 a.m.

He was 90 years old.

Robben was the second-generation owner of the garden center after his father, George Robben Sr., built a greenhouse near the corner of Pedretti Road and Delhi Pike in 1931.  

He and his wife Carroll, who is also very sick, shared a hospital room so they could be spend more time together.

Jeff Lefler, secretary of the Delhi Township Veteran's Association, asks that you keep Robben's friends and family in your prayers.

Visitation for Robben will be Sunday, August 19, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Vitt, Stermer and Anderson Funeral Home at 4619 Delhi Pike. Mass and burial will be Monday, August 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Church at 4551 Delhi Ave.