Friday, December 24th, 2010
Robert H. Langenkamp, 83, Portland, Ind., died Dec. 22, 2010, at Persimmon Ridge Healthcare in Portland, Ind.
He was born May 21, 1927, in North Star to Clarence and Anna Kemper Langenkamp Sr. On Aug. 30, 1952, he married Rita Carolyn Burnham, who died March 6, 2009.
Surviving are four sons, Robert (Frances) Langenkamp Jr., Portland, Roger (Debbie) Langenkamp, Portland, Ray (Jackie) Langenkamp, Fort Recovery, and Ryan Langenkamp, Salamonia, Ind.; five daughters, Rhonda (Dave) Hoying, Portland, Rose Stephen, Portland, Rita (Donny) Stephen, Portland, Renee (Jerry) Huber, Tipp City, and Roxann Abels, Montezuma; two brothers, Clarence Langenkamp Jr., Fort Recovery, and Allen Langenkamp, St. Henry; 30 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was a farmer and hauled milk. He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran and served in the Army Reserves for 17 years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Portland, Ind. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Fort Recovery and the American Legion in St. Henry.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Robert Moran officiating. Burial with graveside military rites by the American Legion Post 211 is at Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Ind.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Monday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland, Ind. A scripture service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.bairdfreeman.com.