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Robert Arthur 'Bob' Krise passed away March 4

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Robert Arthur “Bob” Krise, 57, of Michigan City, passed away peacefully at 3 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2016, in his home with his life partner, family and friends by his side.

On February 16, 1959, in Valparaiso, Indiana, he was born to Wilma Tucker and Bob Krise.

Bob was a 1977 graduate of Valparaiso High School. He was an auto and boat mechanic. Bob loved his life partner, family, friends, and antique cars.

On February 13, 2002, in Michigan City, he married his life partner of sixteen years.

Surviving are his life partner, Douglas R. Berta of Elkhart; fur babies, Ruby Rose and Velvet Iris; half-sister, Beverly Jackson of Alabama; five nieces and three nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Cremation will take place. There will be no services held. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., LaPorte, (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.

Please send condolences to the family at

Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to Woodland Cancer Center, 8955 W. 400 N., Michigan City, Indiana, 46360, Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana Inc., 301 E. 8th St., Michigan City, Indiana, 46360, or Hospice Franciscan Communities, 1225 E. Coolspring Ave., Suite 1E, Michigan City, Indiana, 46360.





Posted 3/8/2016




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