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Robert Allen Grostefon

December 9, 1957 ~ September 12, 2018 (age 60)

Robert Allen “Bob” Grostefon, 60, Bicknell, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. Bob was born December 9, 1957, in Logansport, IN, the son of Nicholas Eugene Grostefon and Erna Mae (Crabtree) Masters. He married Angela Sue Cox on April 28, 2012. He was working at Peabody Coal Mine. He was a member of the Mariah Creek Christian Church. Bob was an avid outdoorsman
Bob is survived by his wife, Angela Grostefon of Bicknell; daughters, Nikki Nichole Grostefon of Indianapolis, Heather Crane of Albion, IL, Tonya (Jonathan) Babbs of Bedford and Mckenzie Grostefon of Plainfield; sons, Shannon (Ashley) Crane of Lockhart, TX, C.J. Thompson of Mitchell, IN and Jerry Thompson of Plainville, IN; thirteen grandchildren; brothers, Richard Grostefon of Winamac, IN, Nicholas Eugene Grostefon II of Vincennes and Kevin (Alyse) Grostefon of Vincennes; and sister, Kimberly (Gary) Lukens of Bruceville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Shawn Allen Grostefon; and daughter, Patricia Lynn Grostefon.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel with Rev. Matt Hoffman officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until time of service. He will be laid to rest at Mariah Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eskenazi Health Foundation, designate to the Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center, 720 Eskenazi Ave., Fifth Third Bank Building, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Online condolences may be made to

Donations may be made to:

Eskenazi Health Foundation c/o Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center
720 Eskenazi Ave. Fifth Third Building, Indianapolis IN 46202

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