Robert E. "Bob" Keppler, age 77, of Worthington, passed away at 1:05 A.M. Mon., March 26, 2012, at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. He was born Jan. 7, 1935, in Muncie, the son of Hobart & Mary Ashley (Teal) Keppler.
He was retired from Marhofer Meat Packing in Muncie & the Worthington Packing Plant. He was a member of Faithway Bible Church in Worthington. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda S. (Babb) Keppler of Worthington, a daughter, Kimberly K. (Terry) Burns of Muncie, two sons, Robert R. Keppler of Ohio & Dean J. Keppler of Muncie, two step-daughters, Victoria (Bill Akers) Sanders of Linton & Lisa (Connie) Stantz of Vincennes, two step-sons, Michael (Elsie) Howell & Steve Howell, both of Worthington, a sister, Frances Arcenaux of Riverside, CA, several grandchildren, & several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents & his step-mother whom raised him, Alma Irene Keppler.
There will be no public visitation or funeral service. Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.