Robert E. “Bob” Sheets

August 4, 2011

Robert E. “Bob” Sheets 78 of Frankfort, IN, died at 12:10 p.m. August 4, 2011 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital, unexpectedly. Born December 10, 1932 in Clinton County, IN to the late Harry & Nina (Eaton) Sheets. His first marriage was to Marilyn A. Dupler. He then married MaryBeth (Michael) Rothenberger on December 10, 1982 and she survives. A 1952 graduate of Frankfort High School, he played on the Frankfort basketball team and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. He was a meat cutter at Sheets Market for 40 years with his family. Among his many interests were farming, woodworking, gardening, basketball and being with family.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday, August 7th from 3-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkview Home, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: MaryBeth Sheets of Frankfort 1 Daughter: Nina M. (Dave) McCain of rural Frankfort 3 Sons: David R. (Maureen) Sheets of St. Louis, Mark A. (Leanna) Sheets of rural Frankfort and Joseph B. Sheets of Frankfort 2 Sisters: Bonnie (Floyd) Kaser of rural Frankfort and Patricia (Harold) Thompson of Arizona 2 Brothers: Herbert Sheets of Frankfort and Harry J. (Kathleen) Sheets of rural Frankfort Special Family Members: Terry Douglass, Nancy Sheets, Jackie Sheets, Jeanna Sheets, Janet Sheets, Melanie Michael-Butler, Misty Harness, along with several nieces and nephews 11 Grandchildren, Derek, Ashley, Lisa, Kris, Amber, Nick, Chase, Jed, Jessi, Jordan and Jensen and 12 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lou Ann Sheets, a son, Peter M. Sheets, 3 brothers Paul, Elmer and Billy Joe Sheets and one sister, Maxine Smock.


9 Condolences for “Robert E. “Bob” Sheets”

  1. Nina Rice & Dianne (Camp) Rice August 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    Remember Bob always greeting you with a smile whenever you saw him in the store or around town from the time I was a small child. Shall greatly miss him. Prayers for strength and comfort to all the family.

  2. Annie Kinderman August 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Nina, Joe and family members,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. Cherish the memories that you have of him and know that he will forever have a place in your heart.

  3. Ron Stevens August 6, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Stooge and I are saddened to learn of Bob’s passing and offer our deepest sympathies for your loss. Although it has been many years ago, I have many memories of our neighborly times from then; Bob’s kindly presence and humor especially.
    We share in your grief at this difficult time, Ron Stevens and Stooge Stevens.

  4. Michael and Ann Kaser August 6, 2011 at 6:02 pm

    Michael and I are so sad to learn of Bob’s passing, and know he will be greatly missed.
    Our thoughts and love are with you.

  5. Pat & Harold Thompson August 7, 2011 at 10:44 am

    We were very sorry to hear about Bob. He was a fine person and will be missed by all.

  6. Carole & Don Betz August 7, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Dave & Maureen and family: We would like to extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father Robert. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Buddy & Barb Fausett August 8, 2011 at 10:30 am

    We were sad to hear about Bob’s passing. He was a great guy and father. He always had a smile on his face. He was an influence on me and was good to talk to in my early years. He will be sadly missed by all who ever came in contact with him.

  8. Dean & Becky Walker August 9, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    Please know we’re thinking of you all. We know he’ll be missed. Lean on each other and know you’re being held by the hand of God.

  9. Dean & Becky Walker August 9, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know we’re thinking of you. Draw close and lean on each other.

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