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Robert Eugene Gecowets

June 19, 1936 ~ April 8, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Robert Gecowets Obituary

Robert E. “Bob” Gecowets, 86, of Angola, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana.

Bob was born on June 19, 1936, in Hicksville, Ohio to Jerrold and Mary I. (Graham) Gecowets.  He graduated from Angola High School.  Bob had attended Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana and had received his Bachelor of Business degree from Indiana University.

He was proud to serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Bob had been a Manager at WT Grant Department Store in Kansas when he was younger.  Then he worked at Sealed Power/Federal Mogul in LaGrange, Indiana for over 30 years, retiring in 2003.

Bob married Marlene K. Feick in 1986.

He and Marlene had attended Angola United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed fishing and doing yard work.  Most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Surviving are his daughters, Beth A. Davis of Angola, Indiana and Lori L. Hutchins of Ashley, Indiana; their mother and friend, Judy Davis of Angola, Indiana; his 5 grandchildren, Quinn Davis, Connor Davis, Justin (Cecilia) Snyder, Ian Snyder and Jake Hutchins; and 3 great-grandchildren, Gracie Snyder, Joseph Snyder and Matteo Snyder; brother, Richard “Dick” (Sally) Gecowets of Fairport Harbor, Ohio; sister, Mary Jane (Craig) Hess of Louisville, Kentucky; brother-in-law, Dale Appleman of Angola, Indiana and sister-in-law Shirley Gecowets of Leo, Indiana and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his stepsons, Rick (Janine) Getts of Auburn, Indiana, Roger (Pam) Getts of Orland, Indiana, Rob Getts of Fort Wayne, Indiana and step daughter-in-law, Kelly Getts of Garrett, Indiana

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marlene K. Gecowets on August 27, 2010; brothers, Stanley Gecowets and George Gecowets; sisters, Janet Bishop and Karen Appleman; and stepson, Ron Getts.

Visitation will be from 4-6 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana.

Funeral Services will be at 12:00 Noon on Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana, with Pastor Tim Terrell officiating.

Military Honors by the Angola American Legion Post 31 Honor Guard and the United States Army Honor Guard will immediately follow the funeral service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Christian Union Cemetery, Garrett, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made to Angola United Methodist Church.

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April 13, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
April 14, 2023

12:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703


Angola United Methodist Church
220 W. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703,


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