Robert Devon Hostetler
Robert Devon Hostetler, 92, Chandler, Arizona, went to be with the Lord on March 29, 2019. He was the son of John E. and Barbara Hostetler, born May 29 1926, in Miami County, Indiana.
He married Virginia Lyon on Feb. 27, 1945. (She went home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2007.) On May 29, 2009, Robert married Elizabeth Studebaker, who survives. Bob and Libby were blessed with almost 10 years of caring for each other.
Robert, originally from Indiana, moved to Arizona in 1978. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a vice president of Delta Diversified in Tempe, Arizona, and retired after 40 years in the electrical contracting business. Robert was an avid bass fisherman and a member of the Canyon Lake Bass Club.
Robert was a member of the Desert Palms Church.
Survivors include daughters, Marcia (Jim) Hamblin, Queen Creek, Arizona, and Roberta Dedaker, Kokomo, Indiana; two brothers, Duane and Victor Hostetler; two sisters, LeeAnna Fansler and Arlene (Dave) Rogers, who reside in Indiana. Bob has five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Bettie Hostetler; brother, Delbert Hostetler; and son in-law, Nick Dedaker.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. June 15, 2019, at the Hillsdale United Methodist Church, 4893 E. 100 North, Kokomo, Indiana.
A full obituary and online condolences will be available at
Published on June 11, 2019


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