June 23, 1944 - July 20, 2020
GREENFIELD – Robert George Suhr, age 76, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 after a courageous year and a half long battle with cancer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 23, 1944 to John and Madeleine (Langraff) Suhr. He graduated from Valley Stream Central High School in 1962 in Valley Stream, NY. Robert received his Bachelors in Organic Chemistry in 1966 from Clarkson University and in 1969 he received his Masters in Organic Chemistry from the University of Vermont and he also earned his Law Degree from Indiana University School of Law. Robert married Meryl J. (Schneider) on August 6, 1966 in Valley Stream, New York. He was a research chemist for Eli Lilly in Greenfield and DOW Elanco in Indianapolis. Robert was a member of the Indianapolis Palatine Society and enjoyed volunteering at the Hancock County Public Library and Hancock County Senior Services. Robert is survived by his wife, Meryl Suhr; three daughters, Kerri Suhr, Kelly Viere, and Kimberly McKay; six grandchildren, Grace McKay, Miles McKay, Lauren Haffner, Luke Haffner, Isabel Viere, and Blythe Viere; and a nephew, Scott Suhr. He was preceded in death by his parents, John & Madeleine Suhr; and brother, Carl Suhr. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Father Aaron Jenkins will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Hancock Health Foundation, Cancer Center, 801 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140, P.A.W.S, 1547 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140, or Hancock County Senior Services, 1870 Fields Blvd., Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
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