Robert W. Siela

Robert W. Siela, 87, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Markle, IN, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Siela worked as a salesman with Anthony Motor Parts for 43 years, retiring in 1987. He had also been employed by T.J. Maxx for 10 years. He was a member of Brookside Community Church and Child Evangelism Fellowship in Warrenton, MO.

He was born in Rantoul, IL, to Leo and Emma Siela. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bettyann Siela.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy (Glen) Kubiak, of Parrish, FL; three brothers, Dwight Siela, of Fort Wane; Gerald Siela, of Ossian; and John Siela, of Markle; a sister, Beverly Boots, of Bluffton; two granddaughters, Casy Johnson and Ellie Roop; and a great-grandson.

Calling is Thursday, March 28, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne. A service will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at Brookside Community Church, 6102 Evard Rd., Fort Wayne. Rev. Kent Keener and Rev. George Yarian will officiate. Burial will be at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association.

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