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Robert M Savko

August 21, 1942 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 78)


SOUTH BEND- Robert M. Savko, 78, of South Bend, died Sunday December 27, 2020 at his residence in South Bend.  He was born August 21, 1942 in South Bend, Indiana to Melvin & Virginia (Keylock) Savko.

     Surviving are 5 children, Janet (Dan) Bernetzke of WI, Bobette Shuamber of Mishawaka, Frank Savko of FL, Michelle (Brent) Wilhelm of OH, Kyle (Robin) Savko of South Bend; 12 grandchildren, Nikki, Jakota, Rhandi, Chad, Stevie, Sam, Dawson, Annelise, Kristi, Lauren, Nathan, and Jaxton and 14 great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Natalie, Shelby, Jensen, Aubree, Kayleah, Kyleah, Jakota Jr., Landon, Kamrynn, Kamiyah, Kylah, Kinsley and Benson. 6 nephews and nieces, Curtis, Melvin, Michael, Kimmy, Shannon and Nicole, special friends, Larry, Monty, Peggy, Sharon, and his neighbors ;Pat, Mary, Steve and Bob and the boys from FBM as well as all the friends from the City Limits and Rum Village.  Also surviving are 3 siblings, Pat (Jimmy) Schei, Janet (Daryl) Reed and Michael Savko all of Tallahassee, FL and his furry friend his dog Blaze.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

     Robert was a US navy veteran serving from 1960 -1964.  He was a member of the American Legion, enjoyed fishing, playing cards, women and drinking beer.  Robert was a jack of all trades and was employed as a contractor in the construction industry.

     Cremation will take place and a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.  Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with his care.

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