Name:
Robert Uggen

Date:
Sep 17, 1945  -  Apr 02, 2011

Obituary:
HARTFORD CITY – Robert Arthur Uggen “Bob”, 65, died at 7:58 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011 at his residence. He was born on September 17, 1945 in Hartford City to Orville W. Uggen Sr. and Dorothy Vivian (Mills) Uggen. His father precedes him in death. Bob graduated from Hartford City High School in 1964. He served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1968. He married Vickie J. (Carpenter) on June 29, 1969 at Riverside United Methodist Church in Muncie. Bob retired from Delco Battery in 1994 after 30 years of service. He also owned Uggen Collectables and visited many flea markets in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. Founder and Charter Member of Blackford County Civil War Reenactment Club, Inc. He had formerly coached Little League in the County for many years and had formerly Jr. High athletics. Bob was an avid sports fan and history buff. He loved Hartford City and was very active in raising monies for the construction of the Civil War Memorial on the South West Corner of the Blackford County Courthouse. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Vickie J. Uggen of Hartford City; son, Brett A. Uggen of Lyles, Tennessee; daughter, Jennifer J.M. Uggen (fiancé, Justin Wulf) of Everett, Washington; mother, Dorothy Vivian Uggen of Hartford City; sister, Phyllis Ann Brown of Ft. Wayne; brother, Orville W. (wife, Doris) Uggen Jr. of Hartford City; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Zion Lutheran Church, 308 S. Monroe St. Hartford City with Rev. David Fleener of Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at Keplinger Funeral Home and from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Zion Lutheran Church.

Memorials:
Memorials may be made to Blackford Athletics, C/O Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St. Hartford City, IN 47348

Cemetery:
Gardens of Memory Cemetery

Muncie, IN
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Visitations:
Keplinger Funeral Home
509 North High Street
Hartford City, 47348
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Services:
Zion Lutheran Church
308 South Monroe Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
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