Robert Rozhon Receives Larry Hartley-Striker Award

Back Row: James Minkert, Rick Minkert and Chuck Lovins. Front Row: Floyd Burton, Robert Rozhon and Grover Goetz

In a ceremony held at the Knox South Side Fire Station Sunday, Starke County Honor Guard member, Robert Rozhon, of North Judson, was presented the Larry Hartley-Striker award for service to the unit.

Mr. Rozhon, 79, is a charter member of the award winning organization. He was a member of the San Pierre Fire Department from 1963-1976, and the North Judson Fire Department from 1976-1997.

Also noted on Sunday was that Mr. Rozhon was a Korean War veteran as well as being a rural route mail carrier from 1954-1995. He was named the Starke County Firefighter of the Year in 2002.