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Robert E. Wasem

Born: Sat., Jun. 18, 1921
Died: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"


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Robert Eugene Wasem, 98, of South Bend, passed away in his home on Thursday, February 6th.

Bob was born on June 18, 1921 in Patoka, IL to the late Armand and Gusta Mae (Davis) Wasem.

Bob is survived by his great niece, Patricia Wyant of Nappanee, IN,  she was Bob’s caregiver for the last four years, nephew Reverend Jimmy Wyant of Nappanee, Steve and Greg Jones of Florida and several great nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mildred Wyant and Ann Jones.

He has been a resident of this area since 1945, coming from IL. Bob was very proud to have served in the United States Army during World War II. He received the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with one Silver Battle Star, three Overseas Service Bars, one Service Stripe Good Conduct Medal.

 Bob retired from Bendix Corporation as a Timekeeper after forty years of service.

 Bob enjoyed the arts, shopping for antiques, shopping in Chicago, but especially spending time with his family and friends and working with his rose bushes.

 Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the Ironwood United Pentecostal Church, 4609 South Ironwood Drive, South Bend, IN 46614.

 Visitation for Bob will be on Tuesday, February 11th from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23/West Ireland Road, South Bend. The funeral service will take place at the funeral home, Wednesday, February 12th at 11:00 AM with Reverend Kenneth Mendenhall and Reverend Jonathan Kitchens, officiating. Burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend.

 The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home extends it deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Bob’s family and friends.

 Online condolences maybe expressed at our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneral homes.com

 

 

 

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