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Obituary for Robert G. Goldman Sr
Obituary for Robert G. Goldman Sr. Robert G. Goldman Sr., 79, of Vincennes, passed away Sunday March 8, 2015 at 12:10 AM at his residence with his family at his bedside. He was born February 18, 1936 in Posey County the son of Benjamin Ernest and Martha Gertrude Kelley Goldman. He was a graduate of Vincennes University with a degree in Criminology. He was a member of the charter class of the Indiana Police Academy. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and after his tour of duty, he began a long career as a police officer. He married Mildred C. Marchino on December 29, 1955 and they made their life together for nearly 60 years. He served his community as an officer and was promoted to the rank of Chief of Police where he served during the William Rose administration. He retired as Chief in 1988 to end his career. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the American Legion. He enjoyed woodworking, writing poetry and his family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Mildred C. Goldman, their children, Robert G. Goldman Jr, and his wife Kelly of Vincennes and Keith A. Goldman, and his wife Carol of Vincennes. Their grandchildren, Craig Goldman, Jack and Emily Goldman, Kelley and Peter Felt, Robert G III and Sarah Goldman, Jill Goldman, Britni and Andy Roark, Clint and Olivia Goldman, Kayla and Dan Flaherty, Bethany and Heath Keller and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, Gib, Ray, Ermil Goldman and two brothers in infancy. His sisters, Beatrice Stallings, Opal Murry, Ann Edwards, Jean Burke, Joyce Harrington, Pauline Cornwell. Funeral services will be celebrated Thursday March 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home with Dr. Austin Muranaka officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Memorial Park Cemetery with the Vincennes Police Department giving him police honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday March 11, 2015 from 4 to 7 PM at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the GSH Hospice program.