Robert R. Stafford, 84, of Fremont, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Majestic Nursing Home in New Haven, Indiana.
He was born on September 20, 1935 in Minerva, Ohio to Laurance O. and Audrey M. (Inboden) Stafford.
He graduated from Woodburn High School in 1953 and received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Indiana University.
He married Shirley R. Kees on August 15, 1958.
Robert was an elementary teacher from 1963-1992 when he retired.
He was a US Army veteran and life member of the George Anspaugh VFW Post 7205 of Angola, the Orland American Legion Post 423, AMVETS and the 40 et 8 of Fort Wayne. He was also a member of the Angola Elks Lodge and the Waynedale Masonic Lodge. He was also a past “Mayor of Lake James”.
Surviving is his wife, Shirley R. Stafford of Fremont, Indiana and brother, Wayne (Nenet) Stafford of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Mary.
Memorial Services will be at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with visitation from 1-2 PM at the funeral home prior to the service.
Military Honors will be by the Angola American Legion Post 31 and the United States Army.
Memorials may be made to the George Anspaugh VFW Post 7205, 2013 N. Wayne Street, Angola, Indiana 46703.
Charitable donations may be made in Robert's memory to the following organization:
Angola VFW Auxiliary George Anspaugh Post 7205