OBITUARY

Robert Walkosak

Passed away on January 4, 2013

Robert M. “Bob” Walkosak Jr., age 52, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013.

Born June 14, 1960 in Cincinnati, OH, he was the son of Robert M. and Kathryn M. (Keim) Walkosak. He was a graduate of Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, PA. and Penn State University, where he received a degree in chemical engineering. He married Cheri A. (Shaw) Walkosak in 1988 and she survives.

Bob had worked at Eli Lily in Indianapolis for 28 years, retiring in 2008. He was a member of the AICHE, Professional Engineers Assn., and several woodsman and hunting assns.

Survivors include his wife, Cheri; a daughter, Megan Walkosak; son, Nick Walkosak; his parents, Robert and Kathryn; brothers, Thomas J. Walkosak and Kenneth J. Walkosak; a sister, Laura J. Orlowsky; and several nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held. Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home have been entrusted with the arrangements.

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Robert Walkosak

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Tim Voegele

February 14, 2013

I worked with Bob on several projects during my time at Lilly. Bob was always great to work with. I am sorry for your loss.
Tim Voegele

Heather Powers

January 21, 2013

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Samantha Mummert

January 15, 2013

Dear Cheri and family, Wanted to let you know how sorry I am to hear of Bob's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Lacey & Dustin Stonebraker

January 14, 2013

Cheri and family - so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for you all during this difficult time. Know that your memories will last forever.

Joyce Carrico Brown

January 10, 2013

Dear Cheri and family, I just learned of your loss and am very sorry. Please accept my sympathy and prayers

Candee Scherer

January 8, 2013

Cheri, Nick, and Megan,

I'm sorry to hear the news. I respected Bob and will always hold a special place in my heart for him. He hired me and I am forever thankful, but that's not the only reason. He was memorable!

Bob was energetic about his job, about PE's, hunting, and living with gusto. He had the same energy when he spoke of you. I remember sitting in his office, gnawing (haha) on a piece of homemade jerky, hearing that Megan needed a balance beam for Christmas. I thought, 'who is this guy that would buy his daughter a balance beam?' That's gusto.

Your husband and dad made a difference.

Warm regards and prayers for you,
Candee

Julie, Denny and Erin Plummer

January 8, 2013

Dear Cheri,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you, Nick and Megan. We are here if you need anything.

Jean Leonard

January 7, 2013

Dear Cheri and family,

I am so sorry to hear about Bob's passing. I worked with Bob for several years and we had such great conversations. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Natasha Adamson

January 7, 2013

So sorry for your loss. he was a great man. Your in my prayers during this difficult time

Brittany Adamson

January 7, 2013

I'm sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your time of need. Nothing anyone can say will bring him back but they can help remember all the cherished memories you guys shared. You all will be reunited with him one day when it's time for us all to go home.