Temple, Robert Bruce
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Mar. 11, 1931 - Jun. 4, 2013
Robert B. Temple, 82, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of South Bend, IN, passed away suddenly in Salerno, Italy on June 4th, 2013.
Bob was a graduate of Case Western Reserve. He worked for American Motors for 30 years and Allied Signal for 10 years, and held seven US patents for automotive brake design. Bob retired to Sarasota in 1995 and enjoyed time with family and friends.
He is survived by Diane Temple, whom he married in February, 2012. Also surviving are two children: Joellyn (Bruce) Smith of Sarasota, Janna T. Rolfe of Wesley Chapel; and a daughter-in-law, Lisa Temple of Ypsilanti, MI. Bob had three grandchildren, Alyssa and Kyle Rolfe, Carly Temple, and a great-grandchild, Nola Joy.
His sense of humor, gentle nature, and appreciation for life will be truly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. A memorial service is pending.
Published in Herald Tribune from June 16 to June 17, 2013