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home : obituaries : obituaries July 22, 2014

6/9/2014 8:00:00 AM
Robert R. 'Bob' Rosenbury
Sept. 7, 1933 - June 7, 2014
Robert Rosenbury
Robert Rosenbury

Mr. Robert R. "Bob" Rosenbury, 80, Rochester, passed away on June 7, 2014, at his home.

In Fulton County on Sept. 7, 1933, Bob was born a treasured son of Harry R. and Helen Lowe Rosenbury. Growing up he shared his childhood with sister Judy and brother Dick. With great Zebra pride, he graduated with his class from Rochester High School in 1951. In 1952, he completed classes at the Reppert School of Auctioneering.

Most remember Bob as a cattleman broker and auctioneer. He traveled all over the U.S. and internationally, too. For many years during the 1970s and 1980s he enjoyed sulky horse racing. His memberships include he Eagles Lodge, the South Bend Scottish Rite and the Ft. Wayne Masonic Lodge.

Left to cherish Bob's memory are his sister, Judy Walgamuth, Rochester; two nieces, Tami Murphy and husband Jeff, Akron, and Terri Lynne Johnson and husband Dan, Rochester; a nephew, Pat Walgamuth and wife Shelly, Akron; a special cousin, Joan Bendall, Rochester; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Ryan Johnson, Derek and Sarah Johnson, all of Indianapolis, Brianne Walgamuth and fiance Joe Egner, Akron, Katie and Corey Kosins, Warsaw, Josh and Kendall Murphy, Dallas, and Joe and Kristen Murphy, Rochester.

Those who have gone before Bob are his parents, brother Richard Rosenbury and brother-in-law Terry Walgamuth.

A celebration of the life of Mr. Robert R. "Bob" Rosenbury is 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Rev. Junior Bose will officiate. Friends may visit with Bob's family from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Bob will be laid to eternal rest on the family plot at Rochester's IOOF Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to the Fulton County 4-H Fund through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation. Online expressions of sympathy may be made to his family at

Reader Comments

Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014
Article comment by: Dale Clay

To the family members of Bob Rosenbury, so sorry to hear about his passing. My thoughts are with you.

Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014
Article comment by: Ron and Pat Jones

Judy and family, and, Joan Bendall (my former home-ec teacher at Akron)
So sorry about the loss of your brother and cousin!! You're all in our thoughts and prayers, as we know he'll be greatly missed.
Ron and Pat (Holloway) Jones.

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