Robert V. Grogg, 93

Robert V. Grogg, 93, of North Manchester and formerly of Beaver Dam Lake passed at 9:35 am, Friday, May 25, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester.

He was born on Sept. 11, 1924, in Roann, to George and Cora Grogg.

He married on Sept. 24, 1944, in South Bend,  to Jean Ann Stefanatos, he preceded him on May 12, 2018.

Bob was a self-employed contractor as well as being a truck driver. He also helped D.R. Smith Trucking where he checked the properties and ran parts.

He graduated from Gilead High School.  He was a member of the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church.  He had in earlier years been a member of the Masonic Lodge and Mizpah Shrine where he was active in horse patrol.  He had also been a member of DeMolay and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include three daughters, Diane and husband James Dials, Wabash; Patricia and husband Randy Straka, North Manchester; Laurie and husband Steven Hueston, Seymour, Tenn.; grandchildren Jerilyn Ammons, Robby Dials, Jamie Dials, Mike Barker, Steve Barker, Eric Finnegan, and Cari Finnegan; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and brothers William and wife Judy Grogg, Tennessee and Charles and wife Sharon Grogg, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, wife Jean Ann Grogg, and a brother Jean E. Grogg.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church 9798 West 1000 South Akron, with Pastor Butch Troke officiating.

Private burial will take place at the Roann Community Cemetery, Roann.

There will be memorial visitation and gathering following the service at the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street Akron, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Peabody Retirement Community.

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Posted on 2018 May 29