Dr. Robert L. Gottschalk, 49, local dentist and long time resident of Greenfield, passed into heaven with God Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born on Jan. 16, 1966, in Indianapolis as the son of Ronald Gottschalk and Sue (Mackey) Allred.
He spent his childhood in Greenfield and Peru, Indiana. He graduated from Maconaquah High School in 1984. Dr. Bob attended Indiana University and IU School of Dentistry, where he graduated at the top of his class.
In 1992, Dr. Bob founded Complete Family Dentistry and has cared well for hundreds of adults and children. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Bradley United Methodist Church and Beta Theta Pi.
He is survived by his parents, Ron Gottschalk of Greenfield and Sue Allred of Fishers; sister Lynn Gottschalk of Fishers; stepbrother Matt Allred of Reading, Pennsylvania; wife Angie Gottschalk of Greenfield; and daughters Lyla and Logan.
Visitation will be held from 3 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140, with viewing two hours prior to the service. The Rev. David Scifres will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Autism Society of Indiana, 3951 N. Meridian St. Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46208, www.autismsocietyofindiana.org. Envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
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