Robert Tauteris, Jr.’s Body to Arrive in Indiana Saturday

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Spc. Robert Tauteris, Jr. at Dover Air Force Base

The body of Robert Tauteris, Jr. of Hamlet, will be arriving in Valparaiso from Dover, Delaware Saturday morning at approximately 9:20 a.m. A procession will leave Valparaiso between 9:45-10:00 a.m. and follow the route of U.S. 30 to U.S. 421 to State Road 10 into North Judson. If you wish to safely line the streets to greet the procession, you are welcome to do so.

A funeral service for Robert “Bobby” Tauteris, Jr., 44, of Hamlet, will be Sunday at 1:00 p.m. CT at the Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson.  Visitation is after 10:00 a.m. until the time of services, Sunday, at the funeral home.

Tauteris, Jr. is one of four soldiers that was killed when a truck he was riding in struck a roadside bomb in Afghanistan last week.

The American Legion Post #92 in North Judson is taking donations for the family. Monetary donations are being collected at the Post home at 208 N. Collins. The members are also accepting food donations for the reception after the funeral.