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Robert J. Derr

Robert J. Derr, 84, Corydon, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of Tell City, born June 10, 1919, he was the son of the late Guy and Frances Zuelly Derr.
He retired from General Foods Corp.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Bernardine Happel, a son, Daniel Derr, and two sisters, Jean Weisberger and Elizabeth Derr.
Survivors include a son, James Derr of Corydon; three daughters, Susan Derr Tidrick of Stamford, Conn., Patrice Ciccone of Oriental, N.C., and Monica Derr Tupper of Francestown, N.H.; four sisters, Lucille Niday, Alice Wile, Ruth Ann Messmer and Mary Basbagil, all of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, Aug. 30, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Officiant: Father Harold Ripperger.
Arrangements: Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice of Southern Indiana.

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