News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 18, 2013

Robert Henry Waelbroeck II


TERRE HAUTE — Robert Henry “Rob” Waelbroeck II, 44, of Columbus, passed away April 14, 2013, at IUMC in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 8, 1968, in Mishawaka, Ind., to Robert Henry Waelbroeck and Mary Ann (Miller) Waelbroeck Soll.

Rob was a graduate of Terre Haute North High School and Purdue University. Rob was employed as an environmental and safety consultant in Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with his children, nieces and nephews, camping, volleyball, driving his Dodge Ram truck, animals, target shooting with his brothers, country music, and carpentry.

His survivors include his parents, Robert (Bonita) Waelbroeck, Terre Haute, and Mary Ann (Bob) Waelbroeck Soll, Nashville; companion, Brenda Yentz, Columbus; his children, Korissa Waelbroeck, Evansville, Chase Waelbroeck, Columbus, and Lilianna Waelbroeck, Columbus; his siblings, Alan (Cheryl) Waelbroeck, Brazil, and Neil (Jennifer) Waelbroeck, West Terre Haute; stepsister, Holly (Shane) Mullenix, Terre Haute; aunt, Alice Miller Piazza, California; many nieces and nephews; godfather, Thomas (Judy) Pauwels; and his dog, Madeline. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Henry and Theresa Waelbroeck and George and Ruth Miller; and the Luke family aunts and uncles.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Cottonwood Christian Church, 2523 Cottonwood Road, in Morgantown, Ind. Pastor Darrell Miller will officiate. The family will receive visitors at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. A time of fellowship and a meal will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Robert H. Waelbroeck II Children's Benefit Fund, P.O. Box 65, Nashville, IN 47448. Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at: