Robert P. Bigelow, 81, of Fremont, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana.
He was born on April 16, 1938 in Belleville, Ohio to Earl K. and Maudel (Stein) Bigelow. Robert graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio State University.
He married Linda L. Hatcher on September 5, 1959.
Robert served his country in the US Navy. He retired from 3M Company in 1997.
Robert was a member of the Angola Moose Lodge; Masonic Lodge #112 Bowling Green, Ohio and the Scottish Rite, Valley of Toledo, Ohio. He enjoyed boating, golfing, fishing and hunting. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Surviving is his wife, Linda L. Bigelow of Fremont, Indiana; two sons, Stephen K. (Kim) Bigelow of Angola, Indiana and Thomas D. (Jessica L. Decker) Bigelow of Coldwater, Michigan. Also surviving are his 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Dallas Bigelow.
Visitation will be 5-7 PM, Thursday, March 12, 2020 and from 10-11 AM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Rev. Tim Terrell.
Burial and Military Honors by the Angola American Legion Post 31 and the US Navy will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana.
Memorials may be made to the Bowling Green State University for the College of Liberal Arts.
Charitable donations may be made in Robert's memory to the following organization:
Bowling Green State University for the College of Liberal Arts