Robert J. Jahn, 73, Jasper

Bob JahnRobert J. Jahn, 73, of Jasper, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Sunday (March 24) in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born at St. Anthony, November 7, 1939, to Otto and Clara (Klem) Jahn. He married Margaret (Marge) June 8, 1961, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Bob was Vice-President Manufacturing and Engineering at Ditto Sales, Inc. / Versteel in Jasper, where he was on the board of directors and part owner.
He served on the board of directors of the Dubois County Community Meal program. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper where he was a eucharistic minister and had served on St. Joseph Church parish council and several other church committees. He was a member of the Little Company of Mary Associates, Jasper Knight of Columbus, Jasper Outdoor Recreation and the Dubois County Humane Society.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret; daughter, Jennifer J. Jahn, Jasper; two brothers, Ronald Jahn and his wife Darlene, St. Anthony, and Larry Jahn and his wife Jeanette, St. Anthony. Also several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death, besides his parents, was one sister, Mary Henrietta Jahn.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Dubois County Humane Society.

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