Robert L. Teeple

    Robert L. Teeple, 83, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
    He was born in Decatur to the late Leo and Bessie (Martz) Teeple.
    Robert was owner and operator of Teeple Truck Lines. He was a member of New Haven's St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge, American Legion Post 330, and Fort Wayne Traffic Club.
    Among survivors are his sons, Scott Teeple and Douglas (Chris) Teeple, both of Fort Wayne; sister, Jacquelyn (Andy) Miller of Decatur; and grandson, Kevin (Kally) Teeple of Fort Wayne.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Teeple.
    Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m Friday at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, with a vigil service at 4:30 p.m., and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 5, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers Street, New Haven, with Father James Seculoff officiating.
    Burial will follow in Lindenwood Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials are to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.
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