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Robert Lee DeLaruelle

Robert Lee DeLaruelle, 82, of Antwerp, passed away peacefully with his family Wednesday, August 25th, at his home.

Bob was born in Woodburn, IN on July 30, 1939, a son of the late Marcella (Cocquyt) & Robert A. DeLaruelle.

He proudly served his county in the United States Air Force and eventually became an Industrial Engineer. Bob was a member of the V.F.W, for which he took his duties very seriously. He took great pride in giving Military Honors to his departed servicemen. Bob was also an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan.

Bob will be sadly missed by his wife, Joan, to whom he was married for 51 years; his children, Jody (James) Meine of Antwerp, Julie (Jerry) Bechtol of Clarksville, TN, & Carmilta (Steve) Resh of Plantation, FL; grandchildren, Megan (Dustin) Calkins, Logan (Megan) Johnson, & Inara Meine; sister-in-law Judy DeLaruelle; & many neices & nephews whom he loved dearly.

He was also preceded in death by his Sister Edna (Lloyd) Parson & Brother Jim DeLaruelle.

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So sorry for your loss. I have lived for 44 years on former DeLauelle property on 250A west of Antwerp. My wife and Marcella planted peonies and pussy willows which we enjoy annually! Peace and Blessings!!

Ronald Grabianowski Sep 7 2021 11:05 PM

My thoughts are with you at this time. God Bless You. May all the remembrances and having him in your heart will comfort the family at this time.

Sandra Temple Aug 27 2021 11:26 PM

Jody, Sorry about your family's loss. Sincerely, MaryAnn

MaryAnn Price Aug 26 2021 5:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert DeLaruelle

Julie Pask Aug 25 2021 9:42 PM