Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

July 2, 2014

Bob A. Viehe

Bob A. Viehe passed away at his home on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Bob was born on June 8, 1943, to the late Fred A. and Ferne (Eaton) Viehe in Indianapolis. He attended Center School and entered fifth grade in the new Marion Township School building. Bob graduate from Sheridan High School class of 1961, he went on and attended Purdue University and received his bachelor of science degree in 1965. He married Nancy J. Zell on Jan. 19, 1964, Bob and Nancy celebrated 50 years of marriage this year. Bob was a Quality Control Engineer for HW Gossard before returning to his home place in Marion Township, Boone County. He farmed for 43 years, raising hogs, corn and soybeans. He embraced change and the cutting edge of new technology that has come about in farming over the years. Bob was a past member of Rotary Club, served on the Marion Township School Board for eight years, Boone County Co-Op for 24 years, and The Lebanon Aeronuts Radio Flying Club. He enjoyed building and flying radio control planes his entire life. He earned his private pilot licensed while he attended college. Bob loved to snow ski in the west, watching his sons, grandsons take up the sport of snow skiing, and in his later years he enjoyed vacationing in Belize, Central America.Bob is survived by his wife Nancy; their two sons, Matthew F. (Angela) and Douglas A. Viehe; two beloved grandsons, Jordan (Abie) and Caleb; brother-in-law, Dr. Robert (Laura) Zell; two nieces, Abby Moran, Anna Marie Palinski; and one nephew, Eric Zell. Friends and family are invited to call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday July 2, at Fisher Family Funeral Services, 508 E. 6th St., Sheridan. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, Pastor John Cernero officiating. Burial will follow at Wright-Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the IU School of Medicine, department of Neurology/Myasthenia Gravis.Please make memorial gifts payable to the IU Foundation-School of Medicine and mail to: IU School of Medicine/I U Foundation, P. O. Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7072. Online condolences may be made to fisherfunerals.com.

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