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October 15, 2013

Robert M. Gastineau

SWITZ CITY — Robert M. “Bob” Gastineau, 82, of Switz City, passed away at 9:48 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital, in Vincennes. He was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Switz City, the son of James W. and Lydia E. (Mason) Gastineau.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Switz City High School in 1949, and graduated from Indiana State University with a master’s degree. He taught one year at L&M High School, then spent the next 30 years at Linton-Stockton Junior High and High School, teaching industrial arts and some business classes, retiring in 1989. He was a member of Linton First United Methodist Church, a member for more than 50 years of the Switz City Lodge 676 Free & Accepted Masons (past master), Terre Haute Scottish Rite, more than 50 years Newberry Chapter 198 Order of Eastern Star (past patron), Linton American Legion Post 22, and the Green County Retired Teachers Association. He currently served on the Grant Township Trustee Board for more than 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Janice (Carmichael) Gastineau, whom he married Aug. 14, 1960; two daughters, Rhonda (Tom) Reed of Clinton, and Sarah McBride of Terre Haute; a son, John Gastineau of Switz City; a brother, John Sherman Gastineau of Raleigh, N.C.; three grandchildren, Steven (Christen) Reed, Danae (Brian) Horban, Michelle (Adam) Itczak; and three great-grandchildren, Noah Reed, Abraham Reed, and Emerson Itczak.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Teresa Marie Gastineau, on Jan. 27, 1979; an infant brother, George Gastineau; and a sister, Harriett Ostrom.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, in Linton, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating. Burial will follow at Switz City Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today, with an OES service at 7 p.m., and a Masonic service immediately following. There will also be visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to  the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association, or the organization of the giver’s choice, through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent to:

www.welchcornett.com

 

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