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September 27, 2013

Robert Eugene "Gene" Graf

Robert Eugene ‘Gene’ Graf

Robert Eugene “Gene” Graf, 71, Logansport, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport.

Born Dec. 12, 1941, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Robert D. and Mary L. (Dillon) Graf. He was married on Sept. 23, 1962, to Linda Lape for 51 wonderful years, and she survives.

Bob attended McKinley Grade School “Horney Creek Marine,” Riley Jr. High and graduated from Flora High School in 1959.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, 1966 to 1968. He worked at RBM, Switches, retiring in 2003 from White-Rodgers in Mexico.

He dearly loved his family, enjoyed golf, bowling, yard work and most of the people he met.

Other survivors include three sons, Kevin D. (Pam) Graf, Logansport, Tony E. (Kim) Graf, Westfield, Brian Graf, Camden; one sister, Kathy Graf, Flora; and five grandchildren, Cody, Jacob, Rachel, Gavin and Kayla.

He suggested family, friends, and acquaintances visit the 20th Street Sycamore Stand and raise a cone or tip a shake for him, so remember that for next summer.

A brief celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Paul Bigger officiating. Burial with full military graveside rites will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

A visitation of family and friends will be held at the Mount Hope cemetery chapel from 9:30 a.m. Monday until time of services.

Memorial contributions, if desired may be made to any favorite charity.

Cremation rites will be handled by Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory. You may sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com.

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