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“Thank you for your service to us and country. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Allen County Sheriff's Dept. Civil Division

“I was very saddened to see Bob's name while viewing the online obituaries this morning at my home in Stuart FL. I worked with Bob occasionally at...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Thomas Heckman, Retired FWFD Fire Chief - FL

“I will miss this gentle giant. Untold hours of him and my late husband, Tony Myers, telling old firefighting stories around the table. We laughed til...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Panyard Myers - Huntertown, IN

“Will miss "Schweppe" as we called him! He was a neighbor of my Mom & Dad's at the Yellow Apts.before they both passed away. Also a friend of mine. So...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Julie Braselton - Ossian, IN

“Will miss Uncle Bob and his great stories and sense of humor. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: LouAnn Winans - Ossian, IN


Robert "Bob" Schweppe, 85, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Bob was the son of the late Carl and Clara Schweppe. He graduated from Elmhurst High School. He served our country in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in the187th Infantry Regiment known as the Rakkasan. Bob retired from the Fort Wayne Fire Department in 1987 after 30 years of service. Following his retirement from the Fire Department, Bob became an officer for the Allen County Sheriffs Department for five years. He was a member of Waynedale Lodge No. 739, F.&A.M. Mizpah Shriner, and Scottish Rite. Bob loved being active. He participated in many marathons through the years. He also enjoyed hiking, walking, reading, history, and gardening. Surviving are his daughter, Karen (Kurt) Haag of Fort Wayne; son, Chris (Andrea) Schweppe of Fort Wayne; grandson, Trace Schweppe; step-grandchildren, Austin Douglas, Chad (Jennifer) Haag, Brad Haag, Allison (Dustin) Wolf; step-great-grandchildren, Braxton, Norah, Jeffrey, and Jacob. Bob was preceded in death by his siblings, Carl Schweppe, Mary Dautz, Helen Jahn, and Dorothy Dunn. Service is 11:00 am, Friday, July 21, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm with a Masonic Service at 6:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial with firefighter and military honors in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Indy Honor Flight.