Micoley, Robert "Bob" P.
Robert "Bob" P. Micoley, 85, Oconto Falls, died early Monday morning, August 25, 2014 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born March 15, 1929 in Oconto County to Paul and Elsie (Compe) Micoley. Bob grew up in rural Oconto Falls where he attended Kelly Brook Elementary School and later graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1946. As a young man, he entered the US Army and served in Korea during the war until his honorable discharge.
On October 3, 1953 he married Norene Anderson at Maple Valley Lutheran Church. Bob lived most of his life in the Oconto Falls area where he farmed, was employed by Zippel Construction and drove school bus for the district. He was a member of Riverview Alliance Church in Oconto Falls and the Oconto Falls American Legion Post #302. Bob will be fondly remembered for the love he had for his family and the outdoors, especially for hunting, fishing and golfing and for his great sense of humor.
Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Norene Micoley, Oconto Falls; their two children, Bruce (Debbie) Micoley, Suring; Lynn (Steve) Selissen, Suamico; 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; one sister, Annette Peters, Milwaukee; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Charlotte Micoley, Green Bay; Edith Sellen, Lena; Dolores Sellen, Oconto Falls; John Wilson and Dale Mikkelson, both of Gillett; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Arlyn Micoley, three brothers-in-law, Harvey Peters, Clifford Sellen and Calvin Sellen and two sisters-in-law, Ellen Wilson and Ethel Mikkelson.
Visitation will be held at Riverview Alliance Church in Oconto Falls after 3pm Thursday, August 28, 2014 until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 6pm Thursday at the church with Pastor Kevin Kuhn officiating. Burial, with military honors, will take place in Pine Hill Cemetery, Spruce.
Jones Funeral Service
107 South Franklin Street Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Aug. 26, 2014