Robert Bob George Kachlik, 77 of Warsaw, Indiana died January 21, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne surrounded by family. He was a very devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was born March 5, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, son of the late Paul and Susan (Yurik) Kachlik. He was preceded in death by his older brother, William Kachlik.
On April 21, 1956, he married Rita Florence Rehus in Chicago, Illinois, who survives. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the USS Rooks DD804 MM Destroyer. After his discharge, he was employed by R.R. Donnelley and Sons for 43 years as a Quality Consultant, retiring in 1994.
He is survived by his children: Diana (Rob) Blazekovich of Marion, Cheryl (Nick) Schortgen of Fort Wayne, Karen (Pat) Houlihan of Fort Wayne, Michael Robert Kachlik of Fort Wayne, Lisa (Steve) Kroh of Wabash and Brenda (Joe) McKee of St. Louis, Missouri; twenty-one grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A Service of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 12:00 noon at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Father Philip DeVolder officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw at a later date.
Visitation hours will be on Friday, February 3, 2012 from 6:00 8:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:30 pm and also on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 10:00 12:00 noon at the funeral chapel.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post #49, Building Fund, 301 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.