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Robert E. Kerger

October 26, 1926 ~ October 6, 2018 (age 91)

Robert E. Kerger, 91, passed to his eternal reward on October 6, 2018 at Holy Cross Village in Notre Dame, IN.

Born in Gary, IN to Ray and Helena (Peschke), Robert was preceded in death by all of his siblings who included Ray, Jr., Gloria, Julia, Lucille, John, Rita, and Marguerite.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Gertrude (Kazmierzak) and four children, Sheila (Mike) Truesdell, Loretta (David) Cox, Bob (Joellen) Kerger, and Mary Beth (Edward) Shew.  Robert and Gertrude’s infant son, Gregory, preceded him in death. His ten grandchildren and three great-children also mourn Robert’s passing.

Robert received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1948 from the University of Notre Dame and spent his career with Commonwealth Edison Company in the Chicago area.

Robert enjoyed computers, camping, ham radio, Notre Dame Football, and tinkering in his garage.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Our Lady of Holy Cross Chapel - Dujarie House at Holy Cross Village at 10:00am on Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Visitation will be at 9:30 that same morning.  Arrangements are being handled by Palmer Funeral Homes.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Holy Cross Village or a Center for Hospice, 111 Sunnybrook, South Bend, IN


Donations may be made to:

Holy Cross Foundation - Dujarie House
P.O. Box 303, Notre Dame IN 46556

Center for Hospice Care - Sunnybrook
111 Sunnybrook Court, Mishawaka IN 46537
Tel: 1-574-243-3100


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