Robert C. Brouse, age 73, of Middlebury, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1943 in Elkhart, IN, a son of Warren and Bernice (Julian) Brouse. Bob graduated from Constantine High School in 1962. On September 30, 1989 he married Betty Taylor in Bristol, IN. Bob was a truck driver for Excel Industries in Elkhart, then was a self employed driver, retiring in 2011.
Surviving are his wife Betty Brouse, Middlebury , son Kevin (Laurie) Brouse, Constantine, daughter Kay Brouse, Elkhart, step son Matt McGloughlin, Elkhart, step daughter Julie Reausseu, Edwardsburg, 2 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and brother Jim (Karla) Brouse, White Pigeon. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Sharon Wuthrick.
Relatives and friends will be received Monday from 11am-1PM at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine, where Religious Services will follow at 1:00 PM. Pastor David Peterson, Centreville Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Mottville Twp. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family C/O Betty Brouse. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com