Robert A. "Bob" Shriner, Sr.

 Robert A. "Bob" Shriner, Sr., 83, United States Marine, of Greenfield passed away at 3:51pm Wednesday, February 28th, 2023 at the Franciscan Health Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. 


A celebration of life gathering will be from 5pm-8pm Wednesday, March 15, 2023 for family and friends at the American Legion John Franklin Miller Post 37, 756 East U.S. Highway 20, Michigan City, IN. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements.


Bob was born on April 20th, 1939 in Mishawaka, IN to Howard and Marie Shriner.  He married Patricia Sommer and was father to Robert Jr. and Christopher.  He is survived by a brother, Errol (Stephanie) Shriner of Florida; a sister, Bonita (Dave) Wyatt, of Mishawaka; his son, Robert (Kristal) Shriner, Jr., of Greenfield; a step-daughter, Diane Martin, of Michigan City; a former wife, Myrna Caddo-Shriner, of Laporte; and four grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents, a wife, a sister, a son, and grandson. 


Bob joined and served in the U.S. Marine Corps., and, upon honorable discharge, provided over 25 years of service in several areas of the Indiana Department of Correction, served as Deputy Sheriff in Noble County, and owned the 52nd Street Pub & Ale House in Indianapolis. He enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, visiting the Smoky Mountains, and spending time with family and friends. Bob was a member of the Marine Corp League and American Legion. 


He was a caring brother, devoted father, proud grandfather, and steadfast friend with strong values, who knew no strangers. His legacy will carry on reminding us that we control our attitudes. 


Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.


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