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Robert J. Dilts

April 25, 1985 ~ September 29, 2018 (age 33)

Robert J. Dilts, 33, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in his home.  Bobby was born on April 25, 1985 in LaPorte, Indiana to Robert and Linda (Lloyd) Dilts.  He was employed with IMF (Industrial Metal Fab) in South Bend as a CNC Machinist. Bobby is survived by his parents, Robert and Linda Dilts of New Carlisle, Indiana; his daughter, Kayla Cowham of New Carlisle, Indiana; his two sons, Kaleb Dilts of Chesterton, Indiana and Tristin Dilts of New Carlisle, two step children, Alexis and Ethan Martin of New Carlisle Indiana; and his two sisters, Nicole Dilts of New Carlisle, Indiana and Kimberly (Jason) Cioch of Mishawaka, Indiana.  Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, Indiana. A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.  Bobby was a 2003 graduate of New Prairie High School.  He had a big heart and a fun disposition.  He loved music, movies, and had a true spirit during all holidays. Bobby was a dedicated worker and a loving father.  His children and family meant the world to him.  Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Kayla Cowham, Kaleb, and Tristin Dilts Trust Fund preparation at To send online, condolences, please visit


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