Robert H. Lemen Sr. 86, of Frankfort, IN, died at 2:50 p.m. April 25, 2013 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette. Born December 14, 1926 Charleston, IL to T.P. & Helen (Harrell) Lemen. He married Mary E. See on December 15, 1946 in Southport, IN and she preceded him in death on November 7, 2011. Mr. Lemen moved to Frankfort in 1937 and was a 1945 graduate of Frankfort High School. He retired from ADI in Indianapolis after 10 years in 1978, prior to that he worked for the Nickle Plate Rail Road and for Lafayette Radio Supply. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during WWII. He attended the Community Christian Church, was a lifetime member of the Wildcat Conservation Club, member Frankfort Eagles Lodge, Frankfort Elks 560 and the American Legion. Robert enjoyed casinos, card playing, fishing, pool and Stock Car Racing. He raced for 10 years and won the Convertible Championship in 1955.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Tim Grasham will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, April 28th from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Clinton County Cancer Fund.
2 Daughters: Teresa Bies of Port Charlotte, FL, Cathy Cole of Frankfort, 4 Grandchildren, Jason, Angie, Erica and Erin and 6 Great Grandchildren, Ashley, Caterina, Avont, Dylon, Kavan and Makai.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert H. Lemen Jr in 2007 and two brothers, Bill & Gene Lemen.