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December 19, 2019


Robert “Bob” K. Knirsch, 66, of Summerfield, FL, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019. Bob was born in Concord, New Hampshire on June 19, 1953 to Reinhold and Lorraine Knirsch. He was a volunteer firefighter in New Hampshire for twelve years. Bob owned and operated several businesses including a convenience store, bait and tackle shop, charter fishing boat, seafood business and motorcycle shop.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Bob is survived by his wife, Sharen Knirsch, Summerfield, FL, daughters, Heidi Pestel and Krystal Knirsch, both of Ocala, two granddaughters, Samantha and Taylor Pestel, of Ocala, FL, his former wife, business partner, and lifelong friend, Joanne Knirsch, Ocala, FL.

Online condolences may be sent at Arrangements under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services – Belleview.


Wailan Ray Schroer

Wailan Ray Schroer, beloved son of Jeff and Melissa Schroer; baby brother to the sweet and thoughtful Olivia, Tyler and Journey; grandson to Jay and Rebecca and Jeff, Sr. and Sherry; and nephew to Miranda, Lana, Jay, Jr. and Laura. was born on September 27, 2019.

Our lives were blessed by his time here before he left for Heaven on December 11, 2019.  Please keep us in your thoughts as we prepare for coming to terms with our lives here without him.

There will be a visitation to honor his little life that already had touched so many on Thursday, December 19, 2019, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Rd in Belleview.  Online condolences may be left for his family at


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