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Robert A. Jeske

November 14, 1964 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 56)

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Robert A. Jeske, age 56, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born in Tipton, IN on November 14, 1964, the son of Roy and Esther (Perez) Jeske.  Robert graduated from Elwood Community High School in 1982.  He served his country in the Army National Guard.  Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing, but more than anything he loved spending time with his friends and family.

Robert is survived by his mother, Esther Jeske of Elwood; son, Ryan (Cindy) Jeske of Alexandria; two daughters, Julie (Michael) Combs of Elwood and April Wright of Elwood; grandchildren, Brooklin Combs, Logan Combs, Ethan Jeske, Raegann Jeske and Zaine Wright; sister, Stella Dellinger of Elwood; three brothers, David Rodriquez of New Albany, Ross Rodriquez of Elwood and Joseph Jeske of Elwood; several nieces and nephews. 
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Roy Jeske.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021, from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Funeral service will be at 6:00 pm Tuesday with Rev. Chris Ruder officiating.  Graveside burial service will be Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at the Elwood Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.  
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September 7, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Funeral Service
September 7, 2021

6:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Graveside Service
September 8, 2021

10:00 AM
Elwood City Cemetery, Elwood, Indiana

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