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ROBERT L. GRAWCOCK, 89, of Columbia City, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Auburn Village in Auburn, Ind. Born in Whitley County on Sept. 7, 1922, he was a son of the late Leslie and Mary (Spacy) Grawcock. Entered U.S. Army during World War II, and served in the Millitary Police, Stationed in Hawaii and Seattle. He was a member of the Churubusco American Legion for over 50 years, an avid hunter and fisherman, Robert enjoyed nature and animal life, People were well acquanted with him fishing on Crooked Lake year round. Robert married Mary Lou Claxton in May of 1946 in Fort Wayne and they were married for 67 years. She preceeded him in death on June 11, 2013. He was a self employed electrican and worked with various companies in the area, and was involved with the origonal installation of the display at Wolf and Dessauer in Fort Wayne. He also worked the family farm for over 40 years. Robert is survived by one son, Robert L. (Linda) Grawcock Jr.; two grandchildren, Brandie (William) Bohney and Garrett (Laura) Harter; brother, Don Grawcock; and a sister, Doris Stahley. He was preceded in death by a son, James Leslie Grawcock; grandson, Charles Robert Grawcock; two sisters, Willodean Hines and Betty Haiflich; and a brother, Max Grawcock. Private graveside service. Memorials to Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center Wolf Lake, Ind. View online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 7, 2021.
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