Robert E. Gensheimer

  • Died: September 30, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Pine Valley

1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert E. Gensheimer, 82, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 surrounded by family. Born in Bloomington, IL, Bob worked for Stauffer Homes for over 30 years then worked with his son for their own company, Gensheimer Construction until his retirement. He enjoyed White Sox Baseball, camping, traveling, and country music. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maurine; children, David Gensheimer, Debra (Bob) Wolfe, Laurie (Matt) Tucco, Jeanie (Debbie Ridgon) Gensheimer, and Patrick (Anne) Gensheimer; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters; and one brother. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Thursday, October 4, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Road with an hour of calling prior to the Mass. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm with a Rosary Service at 4:30 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the St Vincent Church, The Right to Life, or Motts Children's Hospital. To sign the online guest book, go to


Condolence & Memory Journal

I am so sorry to hear about Bob. I had been gone out of town and just found out about his passing today (Sunday, October 14th) from my daughter. Will talk to you soon Maurine. Love, Shirley Leiter

Posted by Shirley Leiter    October 14, 2018

David, I saw your dad's obituary in the paper and wanted to tell you how sorry I was to hear about his death. Bless your family in this time of mourning. Thinking of you this week!

Posted by Libby Weber(Osborne) - Fort Wayne, IN - Classmate   October 03, 2018

Maurine and Family--Prayers and sympathy on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. I have enjoyed Bob in our SCC gatherings. He will be missed.

Posted by Jean Patterson - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   October 03, 2018


Deepest sympathy to you and your family. May you cherish all the wonderful memories of your dad.

Posted by Lori and Matt Bowers - Fort wayne, IN - Friend   October 03, 2018

Deb, So very sorry for the sudden loss of your dad. I know he will be missed.
We offer prayers for your family.
Jina Jo and Larry Miller

Posted by A friend   October 03, 2018

Glad I got to see Bob at our monthly Harvest House meetings. Such a nice man. Will keep Maurine and family in my prayers.

Posted by Mary Hoyle - Fort Wayne, IN   October 03, 2018

Deb, our deepest sympathy on your Dads passing. Keeping you all in our prayers

Posted by Carol & Dan Thurber - Friend   October 02, 2018

To my precious sister, Maurine and family from your California sister, Nancy & family. I'm so sorry.... if Stu was well, stronger, and in better shape....we would be there. Everyone liked Bob! What wasn't to like? He made everyone feel better. The world is a better place because of Bob Gensheimer.

Posted by NANCY McELWAIN - Merced, CA - Sister   October 02, 2018

I'm sorry for your loss. May you all be comforted by your memories.

Posted by Lisa Riolo - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   October 02, 2018

i kno you will be missed a great deal , you were always spoke of with love

Posted by Sue Schuman - Larwill, IN - Friend   October 02, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Julia (Klug) Zauner - Skillman, NJ - Family   October 02, 2018

So sorry for tour loss. May the Lord be with you to comfort you in this time of grief.

Posted by Daniel Klug - Fort Wayne, IN - Family   October 02, 2018

I'm so, so, so sorry for this very sudden and heart breaking loss. I know how you loved your father. Sending you a huge hug and whisper that your dad who dearly loved is a now a beloved Angel. He will always be with you... always. My deepest sympathy to all your family at this very sudden loss. Remember your dad in all those wonderful stories...and he will stay close by. Smooches, KK

Posted by Kathleen OConnell - Dallas, TX - Friend   October 02, 2018

Maurine and family,
Bill and I won't let you are all in our prayers. Bob will be missed by both of us.

Posted by Carolyn and Bill Reith - Huntertown, IN - Friend   October 02, 2018

We convey our deepest condolences on the passing of your father, Laurie. Our prayers are with you and your family and know your father is in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ! Love to you all, Robert & Stacy

Posted by Stacy & Robert Hicks - Carmel, IN - Family Friend   October 02, 2018


Rest in peace in God's tender arms.

Posted by Joyce Stocks - DeLand, FL - Family   October 02, 2018

I'm si blessed to have you as an uncle!! Although I didn't live close enough to see you often, I have so many fond memories, and I love you so much! I will always remember how you took water to work and we always wanted some because you told us it was your secret recipe. I think all of us remember the famous ice water!

Posted by Kelly Ppind - Nampa, ID - Family   October 02, 2018

Bob will be missed by his Family and Friends. God called Bob to Heaven and he rests in Eternal Peace with Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Posted by MATTHEW TUCCO - FISHERS, IN - Son   October 02, 2018

Dearest Jeanie and Family,
Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father. Our hearts go out to all the family during this difficult time. We wish you Love, Light, and Healing.
With much love,
Mel, Earl, and Erin Grant

Posted by Melanie Grant - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   October 02, 2018

Dearest Jeanie and Family,
Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father. Our hearts go out to all the family during this difficult time. We wish you Love, Light, and Healing.
With much love,
Mel, Earl, and Erin Grant

Posted by Mel Earl Erin Grant - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   October 02, 2018

Laurie and family, so sorry for the loss of your dear Dad, Sigma hugs for you, Cindy and Russ

Posted by Cindy Scott - Park Ridge, IL - Friend   October 02, 2018

Family Album

Family Album

Bob holding his newest Great Grandson
Dad's 81st Birthday Party with Laurie, Maurine, Bob & Jeanie
Bob & Maurine on Christmas Eve