Robert L. Mundell Jr., 80, of Chesterton formerly of Valparaiso passed away Friday, January 26, 2024. He was born November 10, 1943, to Robert & Kathleen (Walter) Mundell, Sr. graduated from Merrillville High School in 1961 and served proudly with the U.S. Army from 1964 – 70. Bob made his career with NIPSCO as a Gas Service Man for 37 years retiring in 1999. He was a member of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church and American Legion Post #94 in Valparaiso where he distinguished himself as Commander of the Honor Guard for more than a decade, elevating the standard of decorum during his tenure. Bob had been a past president and influential leader of Pop Warner sports in Merrillville while his boys were young. Over the years, the Green Bay Packers and I.U. Hoosiers garnered much of his enthusiasm and frustration.
On July 10, 1965, in Hobart, he married Cynthia Boughamer who survives, along with their children; Scott (Maura) Mundell of Chesterton & Steven (Maura) Mundell of Fishers, grandchildren; Alison, Hailey & Jacob Mundell, Molly & Connor Durham, and sisters; Susan (Bob) Simpson & Melissa (Ken) Dike. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Marcia Snyder and one brother William Mundell.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 30th from 3 – 7 pm at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso. The funeral service will begin at 10 am Wednesday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post #94.


I'm so sorry for your loss. I've known Bob for over 20 years and served on the Color Guard with him and under his leadership, we made a few family trips with Bob and Cindy and enjoyed all of them. I will truly miss him as he was like a brother to me. -James Gourley 

Know we are thinking of all the family and sending our deepest sympathies. So sorry we cannot attend as Frank is having surgery this week. -Pam Thomas 

So sorry for your lost. Bob & I have been. friends for many years. I always enjoyed him telling me about your trips. He was a good man, may he rest in peace. -John DeVaney.

I am so devastating for your loss. Bob is such a vibrant life force in the family and will live on in our hearts. May you all find the strength and peace his smile always brought you. -Linda Mirro 

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