ROBERT D. LYSAGHT, 80, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. He was born on July 8, 1933, in St. Joseph, Mo. He work ed as a plant manager at Essex and United Technologies. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the local American Legion, V.F.W. and AMVETS. Surviving family include his wife of 46 years, Mary (Garton) Lysaght of South Whitley; children, Brian Lysaght of South Whitley, Katherine (Joe) Schuhler and Denice Bruick, both of Fort Wayne, Lisa (Mike Henz) Lysaght of Angola, Richard (Donna) Lysaght of Hicksville, Ohio, Rhonda (companion, Tony Hicks) Lysaght and Robert (Angie) Lysaght, both of South Whitley; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters; and three brothers. He was preceded in passing by his parents; and two brothers. Mass of Christian Burial is 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City (IN 46725), with visitation one hour prior. Burial in Green Hill Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorials may be made to the . Arrangements by Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, Ossian. To leave condolences, visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 9, 2013