Obituary of Rev. Robert W. Van Ness
Rev. Robert William Van Ness, 95, of Star City, IN was surrounded by loved ones when he passed on from this Earth into the arms of his heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born on October 15, 1926 in Elwood, IN to the late Forrest and Pauline [Lambertson] Van Ness, Sr. Robert served the Lord as a pastor for many years and worked at Chrysler in New Castle, IN. He enjoyed visiting with people and never knew a stranger. Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His grandchildren were his ultimate joy. Robert will be forever missed.
He is survived by:
Linda (Sam) Scott, Daughter
Sharon Ferguson, Daughter
Robert D. “Bob” (Melissa) Van Ness, Son
13 Grandchildren: Michael, Nathan, Amy, Mary, Joseph, Amanda, Christopher, Amber, Anna, Cheyenne, Austin, Autumn, and Allaina
9 Great Grandchildren: Landon, Kevin, Sara, Dani, Jaden, Dean, Kenny, Samantha, and Killian
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Forrest and Pauline [Lambertson] Van Ness, Sr., Parents
Thelma Irene [Groce] Van Ness, Wife
Forrest Van Ness, Jr., Brother
Joyce A. Wood, Sister
Patricia E. Wadholm, Sister
Carolyn L. Gillam, Sister
Eugene Van Ness, Brother
No Services will be scheduled.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
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In Loving Memory
Rev. Robert Van Ness
1926 - 2021
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