Robert "Bob" J. Nawrocki, Sr

Robert “Bob” J. Nawrocki, Sr., 82, of La Porte, passed away unexpectedly at 2:36 a.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Franciscan Health, Michigan City.


He was born August 21, 1939, in La Porte, Indiana, to Leonard and Anna (Sanetra) Nawrocki.


Bob honorably served his country in the United States Army Reserves. He retired as a supervisor from NIPSCO.


On September 19, 1964, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in La Porte, Indiana, he married Linda (Odle) Nawrocki, who survives.


Also surviving are one daughter, Stephanie (Brian) Carpenter of Brighton, MI; one sister, Mary Ann (Phillip) Poczekay of Michigan City; brother-in-law, Steve Odle of La Porte; sister-in-law, Sue Odle of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews.


Preceding in death were his parents; two brothers, James and Louis Nawrocki; one son, Robert Nawrocki Jr.; and brother-in-law, Donn Odle.


A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100 with Pastor Bob Vale officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.


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Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 in memory of Robert “Bob” J. Nawrocki Sr.


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