Saturday, March 15th, 2008
Robert John Thomas Thobe, 57, 1534 Walnut St., Huntington, Ind., died at 6:50 p.m. March 13, 2008, at his residence. Cause of death unavailable.
He was born Sept. 2, 1950, in Mercer County to Victor Herbert and Henrietta Ann Varno Thobe. His father is deceased, and his mother survives in Sidney.
Also surviving are his fiance, Melisse Brosamer, Huntington; a son, Chris R. (Gena), New Bremen; a daughter, Stacey L. (Dale) Storer, Wapakoneta; three brothers, Ed (Brenda), New Bremen, Gary (Carla), Coldwater, and Jack (Donna), New Bremen; three sisters, Bev Sealscott, Celina, Linda (Dennis) Gross, Celina, and Mary (Doug) Hemsworth, Sidney; and two grandchildren.
He was a 1968 graduate of New Bremen High School and worked for Ottenweller, Fort Wayne, Ind., as a press brake operator-supervisor for 16 years. He was past commander of the American Legion and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Eagles Lodge, all of Huntington. He was a Vietnam veteran, having served with the United States Army.
Calling is 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington. There will not be a funeral service or burial.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 85 or Parkview Home Health Care & Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.baileylove.com.