Robert Bruce Engstrom

WARREN – Robert Bruce Engstrom, 63, of Warren died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home. He was born March 23, 1951, in Warren, a son of the late Robert Edward and Sophie Ann Yontz Engstrom Balk.

Robert was a graduate of Western Reserve High School, and worked at General Motors Lordstown. He resided in Santa Rosa, Calif., for 15 years.

He enjoyed playing all types of music, including blues and bluegrass with his band members.

Left to cherish his memories are his son, David Michael Winland of Eloy, Ariz.; sister, Pamela Boyle of Akron; brothers, John E. Engstrom of Warren, and Jeffery J. Engstrom of San Francisco, Calif.; companion, Ruthie Church of Warren; granddaughter, Taylor Winland of Arizona; nephew, Jesse Boyle and niece, Jenna Boyle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law, Tom Boyle; and sister-in-law, Milana Idle Engstrom.

According to Robert’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering of friends will be held 4 p.m., Aug. 9, 2014, at Sunrise Inn in Warren.

Carl W. Hall Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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