Robert E. Geralde, age 91 of Salem, Indiana passed away Wednesday,January 18, 2023 at 1:32 pm, in his residence.

Born February 10, 1931 in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the lateCharles E. Geralde and Mabel E. (Davis) Geralde.

He was a life resident of Washington County, a 1949 graduate of SalemHigh School and received his Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University in 1959 before earning his Master’s degree in Business Administration. He was a member of the Salem MasonicLodge #21 F. & A.M.

He retired as a Manager of Engineering from the old Hawk Precision
Components Company in Campbellsburg and was a former employee with the
old North American Aviation, RCA, Winslow Construction, Gould and Helsel

On January 1, 1950 he married Dorothy Jane (Farlow) Geralde, who passed
away October 16, 2015

Survivors include:
Daughter: Robin (Dirk) Melchior of Avon, Indiana, Son: Jeff (Rhonda)
Geralde of Salem, Granddaughter: Elizabeth Geralde of Salem and Step
grandson: Jake L. Heart of Salem.

He was preceded in death by 1 sister: Betty J. Holsapple.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Rev. Dr.
Steven Gorman officiating.
Visitation: 3 to 6 pm Sunday and 10 am to 11 am on Monday.
Interment will follow the funeral at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem