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 Robert L. DeZarn

Robert L. DeZarn

Death 28 May 2009 (aged 75)
Burial College Hill, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
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Retired Maj. Gen. Robert L. DeZarn, 75, of Stanford, formerly of Richmond, Ashland and Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, in the Golden Living Center in Stanford.

He was born Tuesday, June 27, 1933, to the late Robert C. and Alma Smyth DeZarn. He was a former shipping foreman of Armco Steel with more than 34 years of service to the company. Robert enlisted in the Kentucky Army National Guard in 1953, entering as a private and retiring as adjutant general of the Kentucky National Guard with more than 42 years of service to state and nation.

He served his country as first lieutenant, U.S. Army, 2nd Battalion, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment in the Federal Republic of Germany from 1955 to 1957. He was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a B.S. degree in commerce.

Robert was a member of the National Guard Association of Kentucky, the National Rifle Association and American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg.

Robert leaves behind his wife, Juliane Wiedekamp DeZarn of Stanford; and their children, Debra Lynn DeZarn, her partner, Carol-Ann Smith, and her son, James-Michael Smith of Maryland; William Robert "Bill" DeZarn, and his wife, Cindy, of Cincinnati and their children, Jenny and Chris DeZarn; and Angela D. Todd and her husband, Jason, of Stanford.

An appreciation of life service will at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Fox Funeral Home in Stanford with the Rev. Richard Reed and Lt. Col. David Graetz and Capt. William Draper, chaplains, officiating.

Burial with full military honors by the Kentucky National Guard will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at College Hill Methodist Cemetery in Waco, with the Rev. Che Haselwood, Graetz and Draper officiating.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today, June 1, 2009, at the funeral home.

Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association ( or the Wounded Warrior Project (

Condolences may be sent to
Source: Obituary
Daily Independent
1 June 2009

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