Robert Wallen Rottman

April 14, 1930 - December 13, 2020

Robert Wallen Rottman, 90, a resident of North Fort Myers, FL for the past 46 years, formerly of Bay City, MI, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 in Port Charlotte, FL. He was born April 14, 1930 in Saginaw, MI.

Robert was of the Protestant faith and served in the United States Army for three years, partially from October 1951 to September 1952 under the ARMY Security Agency Alaska in the 333rd Communication Reconnaissance Company. In 1966, he founded Rottman Homes, Inc. in Bay City, MI and operated his own residential home building company throughout the Cape Coral, FL area until he retired in 1998. He loved his wood crafts and spent a great deal of time making anywhere from small wooden Christmas ornaments to six-foot lighthouses. He brought up his two sons in the building industry and taught them all the tricks of the trade. Thomas continued framing and building houses and Mark went into cabinetry.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Rethea Rottman; as well as his son, Robert David Rottman.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Joice Rottman of North Fort Myers; two children, Mark Rottman (Janice) of North Fort Myers, and Thomas Rottman (Denise) of Chattanooga, TN; three grandchildren, Ryan Rottman (Mary), Christopher Rottman (Jon-Michael), and Rochelle Haveman; as well as eleven great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert Wallin Rottman are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Cir., Fort Myers, FL 33908.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Mary Rottman Dec 17, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    We love you and will miss greatly! Rest in Piece. ❤❤❤🙏

  2. Jon-Michael Scartozzi Dec 17, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    We are so honored to have had you for all these years. You will be missed tremendously. Sending love and light. ❤

  3. Renee Dec 18, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    My deepest condolences to the family. To Mr. Mark and Mrs Jan
    My family praying for the new angel up in heaven

  4. Hilda Melendez Dec 18, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    You will be dearly missed. May you Rest In Peace! 🙏❤️🙏❤️

  5. Elizabeth Soto Dec 18, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    He will be deeply missed! Our condolences to the Rottman family.

  6. Tina Fultz Dec 18, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    I was fortunate enough to receive a few of the little wooden angels he made, Mark & Jan sent the beautiful angels on a 3,000 mile trip to me each year & I LOVE them. He used to make angels….now he IS one. R.I.P. Mr Rottman

  7. Sue White Dec 19, 2020 at 11:51 am

    This wonderfully kind neighbor and friend is a great loss to all of us. You are in my prayers and in my heart, Joice.

  8. John Conway Dec 19, 2020 at 12:09 pm

    Our prayers and thoughts are with the Rottman family at this time. (Dee and Jack Conway)

  9. Cher, Sal & Tony Carrera Dec 19, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    You & your family are in our hearts & prayers.🙏

  10. Beth Emmendorfer-Lauer Dec 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    May God Bless Uncle Bob. Such a great man. Love to you Aunt Joyce, Mark, Jan, Tom and Denise. Love and prayers for all of you.

  11. Cindy Davis Dec 20, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    I have many many wonderful memories of our times together! He will be greatly missed by many! Condolences to all of the family!

  12. Judy Emerson Dec 20, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Prayers to you Aunt Joice. Uncle Bob was a special man. He will be missed by Don and I so much.

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