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Robert Hugh Inman of Porter Hills, Grand Rapids passed away Thursday April 13 at the age of 93. He was born in Cuba, Illinois on December 20, 1923 to Charles and Margaret Inman. He was the beloved husband of Elaine Carlson Inman, and later of Sally Mitts Inman. Robert will be lovingly remembered by his sister Margaret (Inman) Beling, and his friend, June McLuckie. His memory will comfort his children: Gail Inman, Robert (Marilou) Inman, Todd Inman, and Joyce Inman; as well as his step-children: Steve (Judy) Rouse, Jeffrey Rouse, and Greg (Kathy) Rouse; grandchildren: Tonya (Chris) VanderSlice; Christopher Rouse; Lindsay (John) Krattenmaker, and Matthew Rouse; great-grandchildren: Van and Lily Krattenmaker; Hannah and Elizabeth VanderSlice. Robert served as a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He fulfilled his duty as lead navigator in the 95th Bomb Group, based in Horham, England. He attended the University of Illinois and graduated with a B.S. in Engineering. Robert worked at United Electric Coal Company, Material Service, W.R. Grace, and the US Office of Surface Mining. He became a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. A memorial service with military honors will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22nd. at the Meeting House of Porter Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association ( ); Emmanuel Hospice ( ); Porter Hills Foundation ( ); or Westminster Presbyterian Church ( ).
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