Robert F. ‘Bob’ Welter


Robert F. “Bob” Welter, 79 of Greenfield, IN, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. Bob was born on January 19, 1939 in Greenfield to the late Robert L. & Virginia (Isaacs) Welter.

Bob graduated from Maxwell High School and would enlist in the U.S. Airforce. Bob married the love of his life, Patricia “Patty” Welter on October 9, 1970. He spent his career working at both General Motors & Delco-Remy where he was known as the Delco-Remy Batman by all his co-workers. Bob enjoyed everything outdoors, from hunting, fishing and everything in between. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Left to cherish Bob’s memory is his wife, Patty Welter of Greenfield; son, Robert L. Welter of Plainfield; daughters, Jennifer (Jose Gonzalez) Caldwell of Fortville; Jody Craft of Greenfield; Liberty (Brian) Smith of Fishers; sisters, Beth (Dave) Phelps of Greenfield; Nancy Robinson of California; 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Preceding Bob in death are his parents mentioned above; brother, William Welter, and grandson, Zane Halverson.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 W. Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation at 1:00 pm with Pastor Randall Parker from Bethel Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield, 621 S. State St, Greenfield, IN 46140.

Memorial contributions in memory of Bob may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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