Robert Hoover

Obituary of Robert Wayne Hoover

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Robert Wayne Hoover, 61, of Knox, IN (formerly of Avilla, IN and Winamac, IN) passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Northwest Health Hospital in LaPorte, IN.  He was born on April 21, 1961 in Logansport, IN to the late William H. and Pauline Mae [Rose] Hoover, Jr.  Robert graduated from Winamac High School in 1980.  He had worked at numerous factories, including Winamac Coil Spring, Nesco, and Galbreath.  He had also helped install field tile with Neidlinger and delivering trailers for Hoosier Transport.  Robert enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, playing computer games, and sewing.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.


He is survived by:

Samantha (Nathan) Zimmerman, Lancaster, PA Daughter

Lindsey Hoover, Ephrata, PA Daughter

Mary Fosnaugh, Knox, IN Sister

Twila Slomka, Knox, IN Sister

Laura (Daryn) Wilder, Winamac, IN Sister

Shirley Hoover, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

William H. and Pauline Mae [Rose] Hoover, Jr., Parents

Hubert Hoover, Brother

William Hoover, Infant Brother

Richard Hoover, Infant Brother

Craig Fosnaugh, Brother-in-law

Joe Slomka, Brother-in-law


Private Family Graveside Services will be take place at a later date.

Entombment of Cremated Remains will take place at Winamac Cemetery.

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Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.


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Winamac Cemetery
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