Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
Complete Obituary
Robert Van Trees
  USAF Major Robert V. Van Trees, 94, Fairborn, died at Hospice of Dayton on Jan. 23, 2012.
He was born Jan. 22, 1918, in Fort Recovery to Ica Irene Golder and Clyde E. Van Trees. His wife of 64 years, Marjorie Helen Fisher Van Trees, survives.
Also surviving is a son, Robert Clyde Van Trees, Dayton.
Deceased are a daughter, Pamela, and sister, Thelma.
He was a graduate of Fort Recovery High School and Indiana University School of Business. He enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1940, attended aviation cadet pilot training and retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1961. He was employed as executive representative of Cubic Corporation, San Diego, Calif., from 1961 to 1982.
He was a member of the President's Circle of Indiana University, Fort Recovery Masonic Lodge, Valley of Dayton Scottish Rite Chapter, Fort Recovery Eastern Star, Fort Recovery American Legion and a life member of the Fort Recovery Historical Society. Van Trees Park in Fort Recovery was named in his honor in 1991.
He was past commander of Dayton Wright Memorial Chapter of the Air Force Association and an honorary member of the Piqua Sept of the Ohio Shawnee Tribe.
Private funeral services will be held, with burial at Fairfield Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Morris Sons Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be left at morris-sons.com.
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