April 14, 1926 - December 17, 2021
Robert W. “Bob” Bader, 95, of Indianapolis, IN, went to heaven December 17, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis, IN April 14, 1926 to Herbert F. and Hazel M. Bader (Foust). Bob was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Before entering the service, he worked for his father in the radio repair business. After Bob returned home, he worked 9 years for the U.S. Envelope Company in Indianapolis where he met his wife, Wilma Bader (Atkinson). He then worked 30 years as a boltmaker for Ford Motor Company retiring in 1987. He was a member of Lifepoint Church, American Legion Post 119, UAW Local 1111, (PBS-WFYI) and the I.O.F. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 22, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Thompson Road Chapel, 3333 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis, IN 46227. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Thompson Road Chapel. Bob is survived by his son, Robert S. Bader; daughters, Nancy L. Smith and Cynthia M. Dall (Steve); daughter-in-law, Debra Bader; grandchildren, Jason Bader, Alex Bader, Jim Bowman, Rick Bowman, Traci Bazzell, Tammy Bowman, Stacy Bader, Cassandra Cole, Matthew Beard, Melissa Armstrong and Stephanie Dall; great-grandchildren, Dustin Bowman, Tyler Bowman, Nathan Bowman, Katie Lynn Bowman, Brice Bowman, Kaitlyn Bosone, Nolan Bazzell, Brycen Bazzell, Brittney Bowman, Jayden Beard, Nevaeh Glore, E.J. Beard, R.J. Armstrong and Abby Cole; great-great-grandchildren, Teagan Bowman, Liam Bowman, and Raelynn Taylor. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Wilma M. Bader, his only sibling, Helen M. Atkerson, son, Ronald W. Bader, grandson, Charles “Chucky” Bowman and son-in-law, Richard Smith. In honor of Bob Bader, memorial contributions may be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 and/or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or to the organization of your choice.
Robert W. “Bob” Bader, 95, of Indianapolis, IN, went to heaven December 17, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis, IN April 14, 1926 to Herbert F. and Hazel M. Bader (Foust). Bob was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific... View Obituary & Service Information
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