Robert A. Emmert
Robert A. Emmert, age 70, of Branson, MO passed away at 4:30
a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his home. Born on
November 18, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son
of Denton B. and Mary K. (Keith) Emmert.
He graduated from Dearborn High School, Dearborn, MI with the
Class of 1965, received a B.A. from Alma College, Alma, MI in 1969
and his M.S. from Pittsburg State University, KS IN 1976. On July
30, 1977 he married Carolyn Sue (Grimes) Cripe in North Webster,
at their home. He grew up in Dearborn Michigan, lived in North
Webster, Indiana from 1977 till 1985 when he moved to Fort Wayne
where he resided from 1985 till 1994. From 1994 until 2010 he
resided in Middlebury when he moved with his wife to Branson. MO.
He taught at DeKalb High School, Auburn, IN from 1973-1975 and
again from 1977-1980, Magnavox Corp. in Fort Wayne from 1984-
1989, General Electric in Fort Wayne from 1989-1994, Patrick
Industries/Bristol Laminating from 1999 until 2008. He and his wife,
Carolyn were co-owners of Carobob Concessions of Middlebury
for 7 years, from 2002-2009. He was a member of Middlebury
Optimist Club and formerly served as President of the Middlebury
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Emmert of Branson, MO;
sister, Lois Virginia (Don) Otero of Lafayette, CO; brothers, George
F. (Jill) Emmert of Huntington, IN; John W. Emmert of Auburn, WA;
Ron W. (Jan) Emmert of Commerce Township, MI; son, Scott A.
(Jill) Cripe of Ft. Collins, CO; 5 grandchildren, Natalie, Elise and
Audrey Magnus of Chicago, Caleb and Caitlin Cripe of Ft. Collins,
CO. He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter,
Michelle “Shelly” R. Magnus.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 4-7 p.m.
and Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury, IN. Graveside
and committal services will follow at 4 pm Sunday, December 2,
2018 at Mock Cemetery, County Road 850 E, North Webster, IN with
Eugene Bontrager and Dr. Norman Miller, officiating. Memorial
gifts may be given in Bob's memory in lieu of flowers to the Boys
and Girls Club of Middlebury, 57805 Northridge Drive, Middlebury,
IN 46540. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Staff of DeMoney-
Grimes, A Life Story Funeral Home, Columbia City. Please visit
www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the
guest register book.
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