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Robert "Bob" H. Gehlbach

November 17, 1926 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 94)


GOSHEN-Robert “Bob” H. Gehlbach, 94, passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at his home in Goshen.  He was born November 17, 1926 in Lincoln, IL to Harry & Anna (Schrader) Gehlbach.
On December 25, 1948 in Lincoln, Illinois he married Rosemarie Baumann; she preceded him in death.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, a son, Robert Karl Gehlbach, and a grandson, John D. Bode.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Helma K. Gehlbach, Rosemary (John) Murray, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during WWII, was in the Pool League at Greencroft, and worked at Kroger’s in Sturgis, MI and in Goshen, IN. 
Per his wishes there will be no services and cremation will take place.  His cremated remains will be scattered at Greencroft Memorial Prayer Garden alongside his wife Rosemarie.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to any Veteran Association, Wounded Warriors Project or Goshen Home Care & Hospice.
Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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