Robert F. Strupp , 83, of Columbia City, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Renaissance Village in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he worked as a communications installer with General Telephone for 22 years, retiring in 1991.
He had been a resident of Woodburn for 15 years. He was a member of American Legion post 377 of Woodburn.
Surviving relatives include his son, John (Melinda) Strupp of Columbia City, grandchildren, Joshua Eby, Sonya Eby, James Eby and Jarrod Eby and a great-granddaughter, Cassey Woods.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl F. Strupp; mother, Lavon Strupp; step-mother, Francis May Wert Strupp and daughter, Maria A. Eby.
The service will be at 4 p.m., Jan. 12, 2013 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd. with calling two hours prior.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com .