ROBERT A. KRULL HOBART, IN
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Robert A. Krull, age 89, of Hobart passed away January 27, 2009. He was a lifelong Hobart resident, a graduate of Hobart High School and received a B. S. degree in civil engineering from Purdue University, Lafayette, where he was a member of the Purdue Marching Band. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, WWII. Bob was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hobart, the Hobart Lions Club, McClelland Lodge # 357 F&A.M, Orak Shrine and the Rusty Pipes. Bob owned and operated Krull & Son, Inc. in Hobart with his sons and grandson. Krull & Son, Inc. was founded by his father William J. Krull in 1914. Mr. Krull was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia; sister, Marion Probeck; step son-in-law, Loren Benke; and step grandson, Joshua Hall. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Krull; sons: Stephen (Nancy) Krull and Michael (Dawn) Krull both of Hobart and James (Karen) Krull of Smithville, MO; sisters: Patti Combs and Billee Anderson; stepchildren: Lela Ann (Roger) Sullivan and Dennis (Karen) Nelson both of Hobart and Merry Benke of Portage; grandchildren: Stacy (Mark) Spejewski, Kevin Krull, Gina Krull, Greg (Sara) Krull, Kelly Krull and Katie Krull; Shawn (Connie) Sullivan, Shari (Greg) Hall, Gordon (Sheila) Sullivan, Doug (Christie) Sullivan, Jon Benke, Ron (Shelly) Benke, Angela Hurley, Bryan (Kathy) Benke, Lori Nelson, Rhonda (Guy) Faulkerson, Vicky Nelson and Chrissy Wineland; 27 great grandchildren; two great- great grandchildren; Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th Street, Hobart, IN with Rev. Charles Strietelmeier officiating. Services will terminate at the funeral home. Interment in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Friends are invited to meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Hobart Food Pantry, P. O. Box 394, Hobart, IN 46342 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607. www.burnsfuneral.com
Published in The Times from January 29 to January 30, 2009