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Bob Preble Enters Chapter Eternal

Brother Robert Emmett Preble, Beta Phi ’77, entered Chapter Eternal on Dec. 28, 2013 at age 85.

 He attended the University of Arizona, graduating with a degree in civil Engineering. He worked at the University of Arizona, left there to work with Cella Barr Associates for several years, and then returned to the UA. Brother Preble worked at the UA for a total of 35 years and retired in 2001.

 He was born on Nov. 7, 1928 in Bedford, Ind., and graduated from New Castle High School in 1947.

 Robert is survived by his wife of 28 years, Katherine; sons Steve, Jeff and Craig and daughter, Karen Nichols. He also leaves 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

 The visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Angel Valley Funeral Home, 2545 N. Tucson Blvd. at 5 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. The Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 3208 E Presidio Road. at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery.

 All honor to his name.