February 21, 1943 - April 22, 2019
GREENFIELD – Robert Lewis “Bob” Strahl, age 76, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. He was born in Greenfield on February 21, 1943 to Virgle E. and Lena M. (Elliott) Strahl. He attended Hancock Central and served in the Air Force. Bob married Jean (Chapple) on July 29, 1961 in Greenfield. He worked for Chrysler Automotive in Indianapolis and Kokomo from 1965-2001. He was currently a grounds man at Warren Central School since 2004. Bob was an avid outdoorsman and workaholic. He also enjoyed watching Indianapolis Colts. He enjoyed raccoon hunting, gardening, traveling, and tree work. He loved telling jokes and spending time with his children and being a grandpa. Bob is survived by his wife, Jean Strahl of Greenfield; daughters, Joy (Robert “Bob”) Pearson of Greenfield, Anna (Jeff) Davis of Greenfield, Janice Rutledge of Greenfield, and Christina (Andy) Clifton of Indianapolis; mother, Lena Strahl; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Allen (Linda) Strahl, Donnie (Debbie) Strahl, Dennis (Sandy) Strahl, and David (Dot) Strahl; and a sister, Donna (Bill) Langley. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jackie Strahl; father, Virgle Strahl; and son-in-law, Charles “Chuck” Rutledge. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 12:00 p.m. Reverend Mike Manning will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Memorial contributions may be made by mail to Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center at Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, 801 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
GREENFIELD – Robert Lewis “Bob” Strahl, age 76, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. He was born in Greenfield on February 21, 1943 to Virgle E. and Lena M. (Elliott) Strahl. He attended Hancock Central and... View Obituary & Service Information
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