Robert Hayes Umlauf, 86, of Lapeer, (formerly of Almont), died Friday, January 28, 2022.

Robert was born August 9, 1935, in Marine City to John and Margaret (Comment) Umlauf. He graduated from Holy Cross High School, class of 1953. He married Lorraine Josephine Ciaglowski on June 23, 1956, at St. Mary’s in St. Clair, MI. Bob went on to a very successful career spanning three decades as an engineer with Fisher Body GMC. Lorraine and Bob were devout members of St. John the Evangelist Church in Davison and St. Clement Catholic Church in Romeo. Bob was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. In his spare time he loved golfing, bowling and euchre.

Bob is survived by his children, Deborah (Mike) Aude of Washington, MI, Daniel (Sandy Reed) Umlauf of Midland, Kevin (Donna) Umlauf of Bellingham, MA and Keith (Meghan) Umlauf of Holliston, MA; and ten grandchildren, Ashlee, Amanda, Kaleigh, Chelsea, Jenna, Connor, Corey, Erin, Madison and Ethan; nine great-grandchildren, Joe, Blake, Brooklyn, Sara, Abbey, Chloe, Denver, Chloe, Silas and Jax. Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lorraine Umlauf; siblings, Roy, Evelyn, Jack, Betty, MaryAnne, Doretha and Leo; and his aforementioned parents.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe Chapel Fund #764705, 3711 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073.

A memorial Mass celebrating the life of Robert will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 North Dayton Street, Davison, MI, 48423. Father Rich Bartosczk, celebrant. Bob’s family will receive friends the hour prior to Mass (at the church). Bob will be interred at Mt. Loretto Cemetery, Lapeer.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Please visit to leave a remembrance or condolence.

Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 1021 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446 Phone 810-664-8111 Fax 810-664-8448