Robert Dean Minnicus

  • Birth 20 Jul 1925 Francesville, Pulaski County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1997 Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 102732657

Robert Dean Minnicus, 71, 152 Grant St., died at 7:50 PM Thursday, March 27, 1997, at Wabash Skilled Care Center.
He was born on July 20, 1925, in Francesville to Leon Robert and Bernice (Carson) Minnicus. He married Wilma L. Oswalt. She survives.

Mr. Minnicus was a member and past commander of the Wabash VFW Post 286 and was a WWII Navy veteran. He was also a member and past Chef De Gare of the Wabash 40/8 Club, and a member of the Wabash American Legion Post 15 and Hanna Masonic Lodge. He was District 5 VFW Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1996 and retired in 1978 as a security guard of Fisher Body, Marion.

Surviving are two daughters, Rita K. Stensland, Wabash, and Nita Rae Minnicus, Lakewood, Colorado; a son, Randall Minnicus, Broomfield, Colorado; one brother, Donald E. Minnicus, Fremont, California; two sisters, Janet Larimer, Monticello, and Carol Mason, Michigan City; a half-brother, Richard Minnicus, Seminole, Florida; and four grandchildren. One brother is deceased.

The Rev. Brad Cooper will officiate services at 2 PM Monday at the Main Street Chapel, Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service. The body will be cremated.

Preferred memorials are to the Cardiac Care Unit at Wabash County Hospital.

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  • Created by: Cherryl
  • Added: 27 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102732657
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Dean Minnicus (20 Jul 1925–27 Mar 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102732657, ; Maintained by Cherryl (contributor 47738529) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.