Robert Vollmer

Obituary of Robert Vollmer
On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022, Robert (Bob) Charles Vollmer passed away at the age of 104. He was born in 1917 in Washington, Indiana, graduated from Washington H.S. in 1935, was a WWII veteran serving in the US Navy as a Seabee in the Pacific, married in 1947, and graduated from Purdue University in 1952. He was an electrician, a farmer, and a surveyor. After a 55 year plus career with the Department of Natural Resources, he retired at the age of 102. He was an Eagle Scout and received the Sagamore of the Wabash award from the governor in 2016. He was a gifted story-teller, as well as a good listener, and an avid reader. His motto was to learn something new every day. His life is celebrated by his four children, four grandchildren, and three great-grandsons. Services will be held at Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home, 4150 East Third St, Bloomington, Indiana, 47401 on Monday, January 17th 2022 from 10-11am with the funeral at 11am. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Washington, IN. Masks are required. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boy Scouts of America or the Salvation Army (Links below). Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Vollmer family.

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