Robert D. Ihnen, 89, North Manchester, Ind., died at 6:32 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Sturgill Care- HPH Hospice Center, Brooksville, Fla.
He was born July 22, 1923, in Wabash County, Ind., to Herman T. and Velma Marie (Bishop) Ihnen. He graduated from Laketon High School in 1941. On Sept. 19, 1941, he married Marjorie M. Burns. She died May 5, 2001.
He was a lifetime farmer and drove school bus for 27 years for Laketon and Manchester Community Schools. Bob was a U.S. Army/Air Corp veteran, a member of South Pleasant United Methodist Church, North Manchester, and a 63 year member of American Legion Post #402, Laketon, Ind.
He is survived by one son: Ronald (Donna) Ihnen, North Manchester; one daughter: Linda (Ted) McCune, North Manchester; one sister: Betty Davis, Wabash, Ind.; five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, 16 step-great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and four step-great-great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and one sister.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 W., North Manchester. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the funeral home with Pastor Ed French and Pastor Russ Reahard officiating. Burial will be in South Pleasant Cemetery, North Manchester.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Robert D. Ihnen, memorial contributions may be sent to Sturgill Care-HPH Hospice Center, 12242 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613, or South Pleasant United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2, Silver Lake, IN 46982.