American Veteran 04

Robert D. Belleman

August 25, 1936 ~ July 12, 2020 (age 83)


Belleman, Robert "Bob," beloved husband of Martha (nee Peters) for 61 years, loving dad of Ken (Kathleen) Belleman, Karen (Larry) Kuhlman, Keith (Joan) Belleman and Colleen (Kyle Esch) Rump; cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren; dear brother-in-law of Ruth Belleman. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Preceded in death by brother, Michael Belleman. Retired after 27 years of service as Captain of the Norwood Police Department. Passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the age of 83. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 16 from 9-10:30 AM at the Naegele, Kleb and Ihlendorf Funeral Home, 3900 Montgomery Rd, Norwood. Private Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Church for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. 




As Bob reaches heaven

Gods holding the gate

No masks needed here

And a hug would be great


Puts his arm around Bob

And walks him inside

Son I’m proud of you

You had a hell of a ride


You and Marty  

Were an inseparable match

Social distanced never

She was quite the catch


Though her memory faded

Her love never died

She appreciated the simple   

Adored being your bride   


You were her “Belleman” 

You handled the load

Laughed at her silliness

wore what she sewed


Norwood your home

Family your grace

Hard work and integrity

You always embraced


Blessed with grandkids  

That are amazing and grand

And family trips to the beach

Filled your hourglass of sand


To Serve and Protect

That’s what you believed

You made a great life

With all you achieved

A Brotherhood with Keith

A Traveler with Ken

Karen Your shining star         

And Colleen your comedian J


Your kids they adored you

They honored your name

They respect what you stood for

you deserve their acclaim


Their gratitude unending

Their stories a hoot

The memories are priceless

The pictures …a tribute


It didn’t take a detective

To know what they need

You loved them all

You planted the seed


6 feet apart no longer

No more rules to adhere

Forever in their hearts

You’ll always be near


To “serve and protect”

That is what you’d do   

God hands him his wings

Said your job is not through


Stay close to them all

And watch from above

With your quiet demeanor

Let them feel your love



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July 16, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Naegele Kleb & Ihlendorf
3900 Montgomery Rd
Norwood, OH 45212

Mass of Christian Burial
July 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Church
2420 Drex Avenue
Norwood, OH 45212

July 16, 2020

12:30 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
11000 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45249


Alzheimers Association
644 Linn Street #1026, Cincinnati OH 45203

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