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Hoosier Basketball Hero Passes Away

Last updated on Monday, March 31, 2008

(HUNTINGBURG) - One of the men responsible for Indiana University’s first NCAA basketball championship has passed away.

Robert "Bob" Menke was on the 1940 IU team that took the crown. Menke went on to found OFS Brands in Huntingburg.

The company employs over 2,000 workers.

Menke was 88.

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