Robert Decker Roler

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“Hi Pat and Pam! I give you lots of love and prayers. Thank you for sharing your Dad with our family. He took such good care of my Dad. They...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: John Herchenroeder - Fort WAyne, IN

“He was the only person I ever knew that had a joke ready every time I saw him. And a good whistler, too. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Pete Herchenroeder - Tucson, AZ

“Pam and Pat, I'm so sad for your loss. Your Dad literally saved my life one day back around 1965. I was up on the 2nd story roof at age 8 nailing...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Lou Herchenroeder - Westfield, IN

“Pam and Pat, Do you remember those drives to school together? Your dad and my dad alternated weekly driving. Pat, you won't appreciate this as...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Miriam (Herchenroeder)

“My sweetest memory of Bob was sitting with him at his kitchen table when we spontaniously broke into singing the song, Holy Ground. And now my...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Powell

“Pam and Pat: Don't know if you remember me or not, but we lived across the street from you back in the 60's. I remember your Dad and your Mom...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bart Crispen - Atlanta, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss he was a great man. I remember spending hours at lake freeman talking with him and Annie all the crazy little songs he...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: DeeDee - kokomo, IN

“Dear Pam & Pat: Carl & I are sending you happy thoughts and best wishes for peace & comfort during this time. Wish we could be there to sit beside...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Holly & Carl Olofsson - SC


Robert Decker Roler, 87, Kokomo, passed away at 2:10 AM Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Waterford Place Health Campus. He was born January 20, 1925 in Elkhart, Indiana to the late Dr. Martin Luther and Gertrude J. (May) Roler. On October 6, 1950 in Sharpsville, he married Anna "Annie" Mae (Ramseyer); she passed away on February 13, 2004.

He graduated from Sharpsville High School; then served in the United States Navy (CVE 120 Mindero). In 1966 Robert started the Robert Roler and Associates, Inc., where he was a realtor. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo Board of Realtors, where he served as past president, Elks Lodge #190, Lions Club, where he served as past president, Naphtali Lodge #389, F. & A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, where he earned his 32nd Degree, Murat Shrine of Indianapolis, and the Kokomo Shrine Club.

Surviving is a son; Patrick R. Roler, Kokomo, daughter; Pamela S. Booze, Kokomo, four grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, sister and brother in-law; Joan May and Dr. Richard Norman, Alton, Illinois. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A Masonic service will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 28, 2012 with funeral services starting shortly after at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street with Rev. Dr. P. Mark Hill officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden Mausoleum with full military rites conducted by the Kokomo VFW military rites team. Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be directed to Wesleyan Manor in Frankfort, Indiana, envelopes will be provided at the mortuary on Wednesday.