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ROBERT K. HORWEDEL, 95, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Chandler Senior Place Living in Kendall ville, Ind. Born April 25, 1925, in Vermont, Ill., he was a son of the late Richard and Beulah Horwedel. He proudly served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy. Robert retired as a General Foreman at International Harvester. He is survived by his daughters, Emily (Troy) Musselman of Kendallville, Ind., and Janet (John) Wagner of Huntington, Ind.; sisters, Lois Jean Wharton of McComb, Ill., and Betty Ford of Galesburg, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Marie Horwedel, in 2001; and a brother, George R. Horwedel. A graveside service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements by Hockemeyer Miller Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. To sign the online guestbook, visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2021.
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