March 7, 1932 – July 4, 2019
Robert (Bob) Edmund Yaw (87) of Niles died peacefully on July 4th, 2019 at Center for Hospice in Roseland, Indiana after a brief illness. He was born to Frank and Mabel Yaw in Lydick, Indiana and lived in Niles his whole life. Robert served in the US Navy for 2 years when an injury ended his Navy career. He made a career as a salesman in the food industry for 46 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard Yaw and son Thomas Yaw. He is survived by his wife Rosemerry (Fletcher), children Steve (Helen) Yaw, Jeff (Carol Geisler) Yaw, Connie (Randy) Harper. He had 5 grandchildren- Heather (Vince) DeLalla, Jennifer (Jake) Wozniak, Jordan (Whitney) Harper, Kelly Harper and Benjamin Geisler-Yaw and three great grandchildren- Samantha Wozniak, Molly Wozniak and Magnolia Harper.
A celebration of Life service will be held at Northwest United Methodist Church on July 20th, 2019 which is located at 21855 Brick Road, South Bend Indiana. The service will begin at 11 am. www.northwestchurch.com.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Northwest United Methodist Church or the Boy Scouts of America Troop 444.
Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St., Niles is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave condolences go to www.halbritterwickens.com.