James Robert Alter

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James Robert Alter

April 26, 1928 - July 17, 2017

James Robert "Bob" Alter, 89, formerly of St. Paul, died at home in Fishers on Monday, July 17, 2017. He was born April 26, 1928.
Bob attended Indiana University and was a member of KDR fraternity. He went on to own several businesses, including Bob Alter Chevrolet in Edinburgh, Bob Alter Ford in Muncie, the Orange Julius franchise in Lafayette Square Mall, and Security Sales and Service, a bank equipment dealership. Later, he managed the office furniture department at the Castleton OfficeMax for 11 years.
He is survived by his son, Richard (Karen) Alter; daughters, Kathy Hartig and Suzi Donaghy; grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, and Nolan; and great-granddaughter, Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Alter, and sister, Mary (Alter) Martin.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at Shirley Brothers Mortuary in Castleton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Published on July 18, 2017
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