Robert E. Middendorf
Robet E. Middendorf, 94, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Our Hospice in Columbus.
Born, November 7, 1924 in Decatur County, he was the son of Henry J. and Rose (Peters) Middendorf.
Bob graduated from Greensburg High School in 1943. He joined the Army and served during WWII from 1946 to 1947. Bob managed the Sherwin-Williams Paint Store in Greensburg for 28 years.
Bob was a member of the American Legion Post 129 in Greensburg and was a Past President of the Lions Club. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in St. Maurice.
Bob married L'Jean R. Darling on May 1, 1948 and she preceded him in death on November 22, 2007.
Robert is survived by one son; David P. Middendorf, Louisville, TN, two daughters; Nancy Middendorf, Greensburg, Suzanne (Joseph) Arruda, Pittsburgh, KS, two grandsons; Michael (Emily) Arruda, Minnesota, James (Elizabeth) Arruda, Georgia, two great-granddaughters; Kierra and Krista Arruda, and his beloved cat; George.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; L'Jean Middendorf, one son; Michael Joseph Middendorf, and two brothers; John Albert and Ray Middendorf.
Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg with a rosary service starting at 3:30 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in St. Maurice with Rev. Bill Ehalt officiating.
Burial and military graveside rites will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Greensburg.
Memorials can be made in Bob's honor to St. Catherine of Siena building fund, Our Hospice, or Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences can be made at
Published on October 29, 2019


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