Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Robert Joseph Metzinger, 70, of Wanatah passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017. He was born November 24, 1946 in LaPorte to Richard & Evelyn (Chance) Metzinger and graduated from South Central High School in 1965. Bob made his career as a welder beginning with Chester Construction and concluding with Wegener Steel in Valparaiso after many years. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Valparaiso and was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Bob will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all who loved him.  On May 7, 1966 he married Linda Kay Bowman who survives along with their son, Robert J. (Jammie) Metzinger, Jr. of Wanatah, siblings: Lois (Larry) Blair, Rosemary (Chuck) Vendel, James (Mary) Metzinger, grandchildren, James, Matthew (Heather), and Abigail, great grandchildren, Lillian, Morgan & Ashton and his “adopted sister”, Jean Young. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Theresa Metzinger in 2004, brother, David Metzinger and sister, Patty Schroeder.
A visitation will be held Friday from 10 am – 12 noon at Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St. with funeral service beginning at 12:00 noon, Rev. Ian Williams officiating and burial to follow at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, Valparaiso.

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