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Robert "Bob" W. Baughman, Sr.

October 4, 1933 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Robert "Bob" Baughman, Sr. Obituary

Robert (Bob) W. Baughman, Sr. ,90, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Millers Merry Manor in New Carlisle, Indiana.
Bob was born on October 4, 1933, to the late David D. and Edna M. (Boyer) Baughman in North Judson, Indiana. He graduated from Rolling Prairie High School and retired from Whirlpool Corporation. Bob was a kindhearted man, dedicated husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family.

Bob is survived by his wife of sixty-eight years Marene (Lois) James; two sons, Robert (Jill) Baughman, Jr. and Matthew (Debi) Baughman of La Porte; one daughter Shari Baughman of La Porte; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Barnes of La Porte, Indiana, and Virginia (Michael) Glanders of Walkerton, Indiana; one brother David (Dolly) Baughman of La Porte, Indiana.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Rogers, Terry Baughman, and Eugene Baughman; two grandsons Robert (Bobby) Baughman and Nathaniel Skorup Baughman.

A memorial visitation will be from 9:00-10:45 a.m. (CST) Monday, November 20, 2023, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana with a Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Tim Ahlemeyer officiating.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life luncheon at the La Porte First United Methodist Church, 1225 Michigan Avenue, following the funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to the La Porte First United Methodist Church.

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November 20, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Funeral Service
November 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350


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