- January 30, 1916 - June 17, 2007
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Robert C. Eichelman 91, Indianapolis, died June 17, 2007. He was born January 30, 1916 in Springfield, OH to Charles and Iva Mae (Harris) Eichelman. Robert served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He retired from the Indianapolis Star after 24 years of service. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Hazel Hamilton, Alice Sheley, and Mae Chaney. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Fitzsimmons) Eichelman; sons Robert, Charles, and James (Penelope) Eichelman; grandchildren Lori Oliver (Jeffrey), David Eichelman (Erica), Lindsay Eichelman, and Nicholas Eichelman; great-grandchildren Mackenzie and Macy Oliver; and brothers-in-law Lee Chaney and John E. Fitzsimmons. Graveside services will be Wednesday, June 20 at 2 P.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 P.M. until service time at Legacy Funeral Alternatives at Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.