Robert M. Connell, 73

Robert  M. Connell, 73, of Wabash, died at 3:29 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at his home.  He was born on Nov. 20, 1949, in Akron, Ohio, to Balfour Y. and Sarah (Renaker) Connell.
Robert and his family moved to Wabash in 1958. He was a Wabash High School graduate and received his law degree from Indiana University. Robert was a retired teacher. He moved back to Wabash from La Puente, Calif. in 2004.
He is survived by his brother, Walter Connell of Redondo Beach, Calif.; two nieces, April Connell of West Covina, Calif., and Michelle Montgomery of Pomona, Calif.; great nieces and great nephews, Karly Hoffman, Haylee Anders, Lily Montgomery, Jody Anders, and Noah Montgomery; and his sister-in-law Sonja Connell. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, George Connell.
There will be a graveside service at Falls Cemetery, with the Rev. Nathan Whybrew officiating at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is the Woman's Clubhouse.
The memorial guest book for Robert may be signed at

Posted on 2023 Mar 07