OBITUARY

Robert E. Baals

May 29, 1922June 20, 2013
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Robert E. Baals, 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday June 20, 2013. Born May 29, 1922, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late Clinton J. and Edna J. Baals. A member of Trinity English Lutheran Church, a 33rd degree Mason and member of the Scotish Rite of Free Masonry, he served his country in the US Marine Corp, was a Fort Wayne Fire Fighter, for 29 years, and worked at General Electric. He is survived by his children, Jim (Gloria) Baals, and Linda Karn, both of Fort Wayne; as well as four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his wife of over 62 years, Phyllis Y. Baals, in 2011, sister Janet Fuller, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday June 26, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling will also be held from 5 to 8 PM Tuesday June 25, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to the Fort Wayne Firefighter’s Museum.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, June 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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Lonnie Maggart

June 24, 2013

Dearest Baals,
It is with saddened and subdued hearts that we learned of our Brother Robert's passing. As we share your grief in the coming days, we will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers that you might find the strength and guidance from “The Supreme Architect of the Universe” to carry on.
Respectfully,
Fort Wayne Valley – Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite

Gloria Baals

June 24, 2013

You hold a special place in the hearts of so many. I will love and will miss my second Dad always.

Jii Baals

June 24, 2013

Good bye dad. I love you and I will miss you. Thank you for all you did for me and all you taught me. Rest In Peace.

Tina Craig

June 24, 2013

A wonderful man you will be missed it was a pleasure being one of ur Nurses !

June 23, 2013

To a great firefighter and friend. To many memories. Bob Schweppe and Chris Schweppe.

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