Robert Edward Ryan

June 14, 1938 - March 30, 2017


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   The family of Robert Edward Ryan mourns his passing. Born June 14, 1938 to the family of Nicholas Ray Ryan and Nette (Gephardt) Ryan at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Entered Eternal Rest March 30, 2017 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

   His memory will be cherished by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Magdaline (Watts) Ryan; children, Wes Ryan, Nicholas (Nick) Ryan, and Debra Kingston; Eleven grandchildren.

He is reunited in the presence of our Heavenly father with both parents; son, Bobby.

   Robert served his country honorably, enlisting first in the United States Marine Corps in the Korean War, and then in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

   His career as Sales Coordinator with ITT Continental Bakery (Hostess) spanned 31 years, missing only 3 days of work. He was an active member of the American Legion.

   Memorial service to celebrate the life of Robert Ryan will be 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Saturday April 15, 2017 at Burton Woolery Post 18 of the American Legion, 1800 West Third Street, Bloomington. Military Honors will be rendered by the honor detail of the American Legion at 1:00 p.m.

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With deep sympathy and understanding in your loss -- our thoughts are you.

   Sue Ellen and Albert Porter