ROBERT "BOB" ROY DROBAC HOBART, IN Robert "Bob" Roy Drobac, 76 of Hobart, passed away February 22, 2013 at the VNA Hospice in Valparaiso. Bob was born in Gary, IN the son of the late Roy and Catherine Drobac. He graduated from Horace Mann in 1955. Bob married the love of his life, Phyllis Fedorchak on February 17, 1961. They celebrated 41 years of marriage before her passing in 2002. During her extended illness, there was never a more loving and devoted husband. Their union produced three exceptional sons: David (Mary), Mark (Mikell) and Christopher (Christine) Drobac, all of which survive. Bob was very active in his sons' lives, coaching at east Glenn Park Little League. For many years, they enjoyed playing softball at Hillman Park. Football was a huge part of the Drobac family, having all three sons play for the Brickies. Bob was an accomplished man, having worked in sales, distribution, and for the railroad.He retired with 25 years of service with Humiston- Keeling/ Cardinal. Retirement brought Bob lots of free time to enjoy the things he loved: golf, the White Sox, The casino boats, his annual trip to Las Vegas with David and Mary, doing puzzles and meeting up with friends at Cressmoor or the VFW. Bob had a smile that would light up a room. Bob will be missed by many. Also surviving are grandchildren: Brittany, Markie, Ian, Calynn and Lainey Drobac; one great granddaughter, Cali; sister, Mary Lou (late Sam) Suitca; special aunt, Sophie Rotkvich; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and life long friends. As Bob entered the Gates of Heaven, his beloved Phyllis awaited, the sparkle in his eyes once again shining brightly. Funeral services for Bob will be conducted Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, IN with Father Marko Matic officiating. Burial will follow at Calumet Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00-8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Polmen Service at the funeral Home. For more information call 219-942-2109 or go online at www.reesfuneralhomes.com.
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Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel - Hobart
600 West Old Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342
Published in The Times on Feb. 24, 2013