Robert D. Lysaght

July 8, 1933August 3, 2013
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Robert D. Lysaght, 80, of South Whitley, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2013. He was born on July 8, 1933 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He worked as a plant manager at Essex and United Technologies. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of local American Legions, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Am. Vets. Surviving family include his wife of 46 years, Mary (Garton) Lysaght of South Whitley; children, Brian Lysaght of South Whitley, Katherine (Joe) Schuhler and Denice Bruick, both of Fort Wayne, Lisa (Mike Henz) Lysaght of Angola, Richard (Donna) Lysaght of Hicksville, OH, Rhonda (companion Tony Hicks) Lysaght and Robert (Angie) Lysaght both of South Whitley; 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; 2 sisters, and 3 brothers. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by 2 brothers. Mass of Christian burial will be 2:00 pm, Monday, August 12, 2013 at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line Street, Columbia City, IN 46725 with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in the Green Hill Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, Ossian is handling arrangements.



  • Visitation Monday, August 12, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2013


  • Burial

Robert D. Lysaght

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Dave Police

August 12, 2013

Lisa, Ted, Chauncey, & Courtney ~
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We will be thinking of you tomorrow and are sorry we can't be there with you. Michelle, Dave, Justin, and Chelsea

August 11, 2013

Katherine, Joe, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time.
Janice Kever and family

Tony Bowman

August 9, 2013

Katherine, sorry for your loss. You're in my prayers.

August 9, 2013

Lisa and family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Steve and Mechelle Snyder-Bruns and family

The Papers

August 7, 2013

Robert and families,
Our thoughts are with you at this time of great loss.
Your Friends at The Papers

August 7, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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Kent, Heather and Ellie

August 7, 2013

Lisa and family....praying for you all. Safe travels to everyone. Prayers for your mom.

American Heart Association

August 7, 2013

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

mike keck

August 7, 2013

Rich, Donna and Family,
My deepest sympathy in your time of grieving. Loving thoughts and a big hug, Keck

Becky Lebrato

August 7, 2013

Kathy, Joe and family... So sorry about the loss of your father, father-in-law and grandpa..., you are in my thoughts and prayers....