Robert Hollenback, 71

Robert Ross "Bob" Hollenback, 71, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. 

He was born in Wabash on May 17, 1948, to the late Charles and Reta (Lang) Hollenback.

Bob was retired from Chrysler in Kokomo.  He served in the United States Army.  He was a lifetime member of the Wabash Moose 1195, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 286, Wabash Eagles Lodge 549, The American Legion Post 248 of Lagro and the Wabash FOP Lodge 83.

Bob is survived by one son, Micah Koch, of Wabash; two grandchildren, Heidi Koch and Ashley Koch, both of Wabash; two great-grandchildren, McKenly Koch and Laken Koch; two brothers, Ed Hollenback, of Wabash and Dave Hollenback, of Roann; and six sisters, Ruby Herrald, Branson Missouri, Pauline Brane, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ann Koch, of Wabash, Carolyn Hollenback, of Markle, Connie Dutton, of North Carolina and Mary Ellen Morris, of North Manchester.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Hollenback.

Burial, with Military Honors, will be at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, at a later date to be announced.

Preferred memorials are to Local Wabash Shop with a Cop.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2020 May 15