Robert E. Lawalin, 75, Tell City, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2004, at University of Louisville Hospital.
A native of Tell City, born Aug. 21, 1928, he was the son of the late John Alvin Lawalin and Verna Mae Patmore Lawalin Snyder.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 and St. John United Church of Christ, both in Cannelton. He retired as a foreman at William Tell Woodcrafters in Tell City.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis and Alva Lawalin.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, the former Lois C. Thiry Lawalin; two sons, Robert O. Lawalin of Corydon and Edward A. Lawalin of Cannelton; a daughter, Tammy Harding of Cannelton; two sisters, Joann Doughty and Elva Dickman, both of Tell City; 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, July 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City.
Funeral: Wednesday, July 7, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in New Cliff Cemetery at Cannelton. Officiant: The Rev. Michael Thompson.
Military rites: Performed at the grave site.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. John United Church of Christ, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.