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Fairhaven Community Church
Friday January 21st, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Fairhaven Community Church
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Robert Carl Menke

Robert Carl Menke, age 69, of West Alexandria, died Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Bethesda North Hospital. Born on May 14, 1952, in Dayton, OH, he was the son of the late Paul & Grace (Gilbert) Menke. Bob was a 1970 graduate of Twin Valley South High School. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Enterprise, OH and a current member of Fairhaven Community Church. He retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation in Preble County and enjoyed working on the family farm. He is survived by his wife, Mary Beth (Kimball) Menke, of 41 years, son Mark (Shari) Menke, daughter Lauren Menke, son Matt Menke (Crystal); four grandchildren, Luke, Emma, Lydia & Caleb; two sisters, Jayne (Keith) Curtin, Diane (David) Thompson; nieces, nephews; and a host of friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon at the Fairhaven Community Church, 6585 Israel Somers Rd, Camden, OH 45311 with Rev. Dr. Rich Studebaker officiating. Burial will follow at Twin Valley Cemetery in West Alexandria, OH. Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff-Zimmerman), West Alexandria is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, HealthWell Foundation, PO Box 489, Buckeyes Town, MD 21717, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, or Fairhaven Community Church. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Bob. May God be with you as you enter this next phase of your lives.

Jeff Studebaker Jan 20 2022 8:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Menke

The irvin family Jan 18 2022 10:01 PM

Mary so sorry to hear of your husbands' passing. Take care of yourself you are in my prayers.

Cynthia Pool Jan 18 2022 9:43 AM

Bob showed perseverance in his handling cancer. I'll always remember his contributions to our Sunday School class, his playing the piano, and his bidding for pies at the church auction. He will be missed.

Trish Jan 18 2022 8:17 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort and peace to all the family.

Sharon McKee Jan 17 2022 9:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Menke

Amber kimball Jan 17 2022 4:49 PM