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Robert "Yogi" E. Baer

May 1, 1935 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 86)

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Robert E. Baer, 86, of Logansport, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in his residence.

Born on May 1, 1935, in Logansport, Robert is the son to the late George L. and Zella B. (Cress) Baer.  On May 3, 1957, in Logansport, he married Marilyn J. Bernhardt who preceded in death on October 26, 2021.

Bob “Yogi” Baer was a retired truck driver for D & B Ready Mix and IMI Concrete. Bob also owned and operated Baer’s Lawn and Garden Sales for many years.

Surviving are two daughters, Connie M. Howard of Logansport, IN, Vickie (Don) Berry of Logansport, IN; daughter-in-law, Linda Baer of Logansport, IN; two sisters, Evelyn (Gary) Byers; Mary Emery; sister-in-law, Rita Baer, Logansport; six granddaughters, Heather Baer of Logansport, IN, Alisha Baer of Logansport, IN, Angela (David) Klein of Logansport, IN, Melissa Sue Howard of Logansport, IN, Kristen (Eric) Calisto of Carmel, IN; Kellee Howard of Logansport; three grandsons, Brian Howard of Bolingbrook, IL, Christopher (Krystal) Howard of Logansport, IN, Kyle (Shelly) Berry of Kokomo, IN; 15 great grandchildren; several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces & Great Nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, David E. Baer, three sisters, Luila Berkshire, Rita Parkins and Marcella Rist; three brothers, Allen L. Baer, Emery Baer and Ben Baer; son-in-law, Larry E. Howard, brother, Allen L. Baer, two grandchildren, Sean Beall and Nathan Berry, two great great grandchildren Lilyian Berry and Maximus Emmons.

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory with Pastor Doug Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of service on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church.

You may sign Bob’s guest book and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory
1603 E. Broadway
Logansport, IN 46947

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 6, 2021

3:00 PM
Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory
1603 E. Broadway
Logansport, IN 46947

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