BLOOMINGTON — Robert J. Law, 87, Bloomington, died at 4:04 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 13, 2012) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
A graveside inurnment service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mayo Cemetery, Duff, Ind. Military honors will be accorded. The family will greet friends at the Salem United Church of Christ, Huntingburg, Ind., following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salem United Church of Christ or Westminster Village Foundation, Bloomington. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Law was born Oct. 27, 1925, at Cleveland, Ohio, a son of Earl Hollis and Louise Bartelt Law. He married Carolyn Hilgeman on Dec. 28, 1946, at Owensboro, Ky. She died June 1, 2005.
Surviving are a son, Steven John (Amy) Law, Heyworth; three grandchildren, Madisen, Colby and Jackson Law; four very special nieces and nephews, John Weber, Jim (Paula) Weber, Toni (Stan) Sollman and Kim (Lee) Lippert; and several special grand-nieces and -nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, George, and a sister, Ruth Bittner.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 94th Infantry.
Bob received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University o f Evansville and earned his master of business administration degree from Indiana University, Bloomington campus. He was an industrial engineer, having worked for the Jasper Corp., RCA and Sun Electric Co., prior to retirement.
Mr. Law was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Huntingburg, Ind., and was active in numerous civic and fraternal organizations over the years. He moved to Westminster Village in Bloomington in October 2008, making many friends and enjoyed life to the fullest.