BAER, Robert May 1, 1935 – Nov 3, 2021

Robert E. Baer, 86, of Logansport, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, in his residence.
Born on May 1, 1935, in Logansport, Robert was the son to the late George L. and Zella B. (Cress) Baer.
On May 3, 1957, in Logansport, he married Marilyn J. Bernhardt, who preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 2021.
Bob “Yogi” Baer was a retired truck driver for D & B Ready Mix and IMI Concrete. Bob also owned and operated Baer’s Lawn and Garden Sales for many years.
Surviving are two daughters, Connie M. Howard, of Logansport, Indiana, and Vickie (Don) Berry, of Logansport, Indiana; daughter-in-law, Linda Baer, of Logansport, Indiana; two sisters, Evelyn (Gary) Byers and Mary Emery; sister-in-law, Rita Baer, Logansport; six granddaughters, Heather Baer, of Logansport, Indiana, Alisha Baer, of Logansport, Indiana, Angela (David) Klein, of Logansport, Indiana, Melissa Sue Howard, of Logansport, Indiana, Kristen (Eric) Calisto, of Carmel, Indiana, Kellee Howard, of Logansport; three grandsons, Brian Howard, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, Christopher (Krystal) Howard, of Logansport, Indiana, Kyle (Shelly) Berry, of Kokomo, Indiana; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, David E. Baer; three sisters, Luila Berkshire, Rita Parkins and Marcella Rist; three brothers, Allen L. Baer, Emery Baer and Ben Baer; son-in-law, Larry E. Howard; brother, Allen L. Baer; two grandchildren, Sean Beall and Nathan Berry; and two great-great-grandchildren, Lilyian Berry and Maximus Emmons.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory, with Pastor Doug Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Ever Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday.
Memorials may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church.
You may sign Bob’s guestbook and send online condolences at

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