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Robert E. Haneline

August 27, 1941 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 78)


Robert E. Haneline, 78, of Wabash, passed away at 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at his residence.  He was born in Huntington, Indiana, on August 27, 1941, to the late Leo P. and Daisy M. (Harrell) Haneline.  

Robert married Donna J. Hunt on May 11, 1963; she passed away on October 27, 2019.  Robert retired as a salesman for Monarch Food Services.

Robert and Donna loved visits from their friend, Melissa Rigle, who they fondly referred to as their daughter.

Robert is survived by one son, Thomas (Pamela) Haneline, of Wabash; two grandchildren, Keaton Wilkerson and Ayden Haneline, both of Wabash; three brothers, Leo Haneline, Jr., of Indianapolis, Ronald Haneline, of Huntington and Alan (Janet) Haneline, of Columbia City.  He is preceded in death by one son, Richard Lee Haneline. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Ralph Johnson, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the funeral home. 

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. 

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August 21, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
August 22, 2020

11:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992


Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc.
810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash IN 46992
Tel: 1-260-563-3511

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