In memory of
ROBERT R. BERGHOFF
ROBERT R. BERGHOFF, 94, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley, in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Robert was the son of the late Herman and Alice Berghoff. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and earned his Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. Robert was a World War II Navy veteran. He worked at General Electric for 38 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Eta Kappa Nu and Tau beta Pi engineering fraternities, and Knights of Columbus. Robert enjoyed reading, riding his bicycle, and volunteering at St. Mary's Soup Kitchen. Above all else, Robert loved spending time with his family. Surviving are his 107 year old mother-in-law, Gertrude Miller of Decatur; children, Matt (Sue) Berghoff of Midland, Mich., Mark (Mona) Berghoff and Mike (Mary) Berghoff, both of Fort Wayne, Ann Reisinger of Westfield, and Pat (Cathy) Berghoff of Noblesville; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Nix and Mary (Max) Cambre, both of Fort Wayne, and Carol Cafaro of Florida. He was preceded in death by his, first wife, Rose Ellen Berghoff; second wife, Mary Jane (Biggins) Berghoff; brothers, Tony, Paul, Tom, Gus, and Barney; and sister, Alice Devine. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior. Father Ajay Tiru officiating. Calling also from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with a rosary service at 5:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Soup Kitchen. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com
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