Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Robert P. Edwards

ROBERT P. EDWARDS “Bob”, age 77, devoted husband for fifty years to Jutta (nee Dorsch); loving father of Nicole and “adopted” daughter Renee Watts of Westerville, OH; and Brian, his lovely wife Judy, and cherished Opa of Madeline and Grant of Granville, OH; supportive brother of Mary Ann Bellian of Jacksonville, FL, and Eileen Ditchman (Joseph) of Russell Township, OH; son of the late parents, Robert F. and Florence Edwards; beloved son-in-law of the late Friedl Dorsch, of Hof/Saale, Germany. Disciple of Jesus Christ, U.S. Intelligence agent in Germany, Fulbright scholar, recipient of three university degrees, college professor, philosopher, historian, political scientist, member of various professional associations, author, loyal friend, connoisseur, and raconteur. Christian leader (Cursillo) and Impresario for the Lord. Director of Ministry for fourteen years at the St Joseph Christian Life Center, Cleveland, OH, where he designed many Christian retreat and renewal programs. Directed with Jutta, over 75 marriage programs and over 125 Charismatic retreats. Author and co-developer of Christ Renews His Parish, now implemented coast to coast.