Robert Dormire, MD, 84, died Wednesday at Harbour Assisted Living in Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born in Wapakoneta, OH to the late Arthur & Edna (Brading) Dormire. His first marriage was to Eloise Anne (Hasty) Dormire and she survives in Tuscon, AZ. His second marriage was to Gladys Marie (Busick) Osborn on December 12, 1981 in the Messiah Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne. Surviving are his wife, Gladys of Ft. Wayne; three sons, Jeffrey (Lisa) Dormire of Etna Green, IN, Joseph (Danetta) Dormire of Tuscon, AZ, and Jay C. (Julie) Osborn of Woodburn, IN; three daughters, Karen (Chuck) Candaleria of Camino Island, WA, Kristine Levitoff of Taylorsville, CA and Robin (Ronald) Myers of Woodburn, IN; 15 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren; a sister, Joan Wheeler of Sydney, OH and a sister-in-law, Joyce Dormire of Davenport, IA. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Doremire and a brother-in-law, Don Wheeler. He was confirmed in 1943 at Evangelical & Reformed Church in Sydney, OH. He graduated Sydney High School in 1947, graduated Heidelberg College in 1951, graduated Ohio State University Medical School in 1954, interned in the Los Angeles County General Hospital, was a Korean War Army Veteran, and he established a medical practice in Warsaw, IN for 10 years. He graduated Indiana University Radiology School in 1971, worked for Ft. Wayne Radiology for 27 years retiring in 1998. He was licensed to practice in Indiana, Ohio and Alabama while holding memberships in all three state medical associations as well as the Allen County Medical Society. He was a member of Promise Ministries in Ft. wayne and the American Quarter Horse Association while enjoying horseback riding, reading and woodworking.
Calling will be held on Sunday, (August 4, 2013) from 11 am - 3 pm at Promise Ministries - 7323 Schwartz Road, Ft. Wayne, IN. Services will be held on Monday (August 5, 2013) at 11 am with calling one hour prior at the church. Pastor Henry Graff officiating. Entombment in Concordia Gardens Cemetery, Ft. Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Promise Ministries - 7323 Schwartz Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46835 or Alzheimer's Association - 6324 Constitution Drive, Ft. Wayne, IN 46804