SPRINGMAN, ROBERT WAYNE KALAMAZOO Robert Wayne Springman passed away peacefully at his home in Kalamazoo on July 10, 2022. Bob was a well-known retired financial consultant, who worked at Merrill Lynch for many years. He was married to Peg Kolaja, a realtor at Jaqua Realtors, for 34 years. In addition to Peg, Bob leaves behind a sister Cathy Worley (Bob), their daughters Amy (Mike) and Abby (Albert) and their children Gavin, Emily, Zoe, and Charlie. Bob's daughter Heidi and her husband Mike Lenderink helped care for him in the weeks preceding his passing. Their children are Cole (Mikaela), Corbin, McKenna and Macie Lenderink. His daughter-in-law Inga Springman has four children, Jake, Sasha, Jaden, and Lexie Springman. Peg's children include Andy (Lucia) Kolaja, Kyle (Carey) Kolaja, and Megan (Joshua) Schirr. The Kolaja grandchildren are Ian, Colin, Luke, Zach, Rocco and Letta. Preceding him in death are his mother and father, Trula and Bob Springman, his beloved Aunt Dorty Turner, and his son Shane and daughter Cody. He stayed close with many of his high school and college friends over the years and loved nothing more than telling old stories about Muncie Central and Ball State. Bob loved sports of all kinds, especially major league baseball and college football. He was a great story teller with an infectious laugh. He was always able to laugh at himself which made him a good friend to so many. He took pride in his extended family, his gardens and his collections. Bob will be missed all those who knew him! The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, 415 E. Washington Street, Muncie, IN 47305 is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.