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December 21, 1932 - August 22, 2019

Funeral Service Date
August 27, 2019
Funeral Service Time
11:00 am

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Robert Lee Hemrick, Sr., 86, of Fort Wayne passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 surrounded by family. Robert was born December 21, 1932 in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Homer and Mary Hemrick. He graduated from Central Catholic High School, was a member of Saint Joseph Hessen Cassel and the City Firefighters Union. Bob also served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years during the Korean War. For 20 years, he was the head of traffic engineering for the City of Fort Wayne and also worked for the Fort Wayne Community Schools as the inventory control manager. Bob was an avid fisherman with ice fishing as his main love. He was also a jack of all trades, creating and maintaining a home for his family. Bob loved to laugh and was a good soul to all he knew. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Helen; children, Janine (Mark) Klingenberger of New Haven, Lynne (Barry) Hemrick-Stevens of Fort Wayne, Robert Lee (Elizabeth) Hemrick Jr. of Maumee, OH, Wayne (fiancée, Robin Ruberson) Hemrick of Avon, IN, and Amy (Jared) Hemrick-Loomis of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church Hessen Cassel, 11337 Old US Hwy 27 South with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Monday, August 26, 2019, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., with rosary at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

August 26, 2019

Visitation Time

03:00 pm – 06:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic Church

Phone: 260-639-3748

Address: 11337 Old Hwy US 27 South Fort Wayne IN, 46816

Service Date: August 26, 2019

Service Time: 3:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior

Funeral Service Date

August 27, 2019

Funeral Service Time

11:00 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior

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