Robert J. Ogan, 83

Robert John Ogan, 83, of Noblesville, formerly of Wabash, died at 3:20 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 at his home.

He was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Mulberry, to Loren and Nelle (Bottorff) Ogan.

Bob was a 1950 graduate of Wabash High School, and attended Manchester College.  He married S. Catherine "Katie" Flynn in Marion on March 15, 1953.  He retired from General Tire and Rubber Company in Wabash after 41 years. Bob served nine years in the Indiana National Guard. 

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wabash, and a former member of the Wabash Elks Lodge and Rochester Moose Lodge.  He enjoyed fishing, traveling, and his family.  Bob lived most of his life in Wabash, before moving to Noblesville in 2005.

He is survived by his wife, S. Catherine "Katie" Ogan of Noblesville; two daughters, Lori Vincent of Johns Creek, Ga., and Mandy (Curtis) Wehrley of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Natalie (Jose) Barberan and Sarah Vincent, both of Buckhead, Ga., Samantha Wehrley, and Devin Wehrley, both of Indianapolis; brother, Edward (Maggie) Ogan of Indianapolis, and sister-in-law, Mary (Elise Stiller) McAtee of Seaford Harbor, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Robert Michael Ogan who died September 25, 1990, brother, Jim Ogan, and son-in-law, Steven Vincent.

Memorial services will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Kurt Freeman officiating.  Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery at a later date.  Friends may call 10-11:30 Saturday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to: American Cancer Society or to the charity of the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for Bob may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Nov 03