Robert N. Schlup

Robert Nile Schlup, 78, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Andrews, IN, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center, in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Schlup, a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, served in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1957, during the Korean War. He had worked at Zollner Piston for 17 years, worked in HVAC services for 10 years, was facility and grounds manager for various hotels, and had worked for the American Red Cross and the Fort Wayne South Bend Catholic Diocese.

He was the son of Donald D. and B. Mary Ellen Schlup. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Schlup.

Survivors include three daughters, Kim (Doug) Heiser, of Auburn; Sandi (Dan) Jones, of Fort Wayne; and Debra Buzzard, of Andrews; three sons, Thomas (Debra) Schlup and Greg Buzzard, both of Fort Wayne, and David (Susan) Buzzard, of Plano, TX; three brothers, Jon William Schlup, of Colorado Springs, CO; Clifford Evean Davies, of Oakland, MS; and Michael Edward (Rita) Davies, of Las Vegas, NV; two sisters, Scherry Schlup Clark, of Fort Collins, CO, and Emma Davies Heim, of Auburndale, FL; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Feb.22, 2014, at 1 p.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Rev. Greg Krafft will officiate.

Memorial gifts may be made to Parkview Hospice.

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