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80 of Milroy, passed away, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Bob was born on October 13, 1937 in Rush County, the son of Albert and Hilda (Obermyer) Muckerheide. He was a 1955 graduate of Sandusky High School. On September 11, 1965 he married Donna Thackery at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greensburg, and she survives.
Other survivors include his children - Nancy Elvestad, Mike Muckerheide and Bill Muckerheide; Grandchildren - Stephen Barber and McKenzie, Arden and Hudson Muckerheide; Siblings - Carol Hahn, Dale Muckerheide, Jim Muckerheide and Marilyn Land. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Ralph Muckerheide.
Bob was a lifelong farmer and drove a stock truck for many of the local farmers.
A Rosary Service will begin on Friday, December 8 at 3:30 pm with visitation following from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, December 9 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rushville. Burial will be at the St. Vincent Catholic Church Cemetery in Shelbyville, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family or to the Rushville St. Mary's Catholic School. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
Published on December 6, 2017
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