Teske, Robert G. "Bob"
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Robert G. "Bob" Teske,, age 77, of Auburndale passed away on Monday February 17, 2014 at the House Of The Dove in Marshfield. A memorial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 22, 2014. A visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Parkway) in Marshfield and again from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home on Friday. Burial will take in the Hillside Cemetery. American Legion Post 54 from Marshfield will conduct Military Honors.
Bob was born November 5, 1936 to Henry and Rogna (Johnsrud) Teske at the home farm in Auburndale. He attended Auburndale Elementary School and graduated from Auburndale High School in 1955.
He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1956 and was honorably discharged. After his military service, he went into partnership with his brother Ervin on the family farm.
After his brother's death in 1984, he sold the farm due to his own ill health. He continued to live there for a number of years, fabricating and doing repair work, before moving to the Village of Auburndale.
Bob enjoyed going to horse, truck, and tractor pulls; the steam show; farm auctions; watching the Green Bay Packers; and reading the funnies.
Bob is survived by his nieces: Merle Postlewaite and Jean Kirby. He is further survived by many friends. He will be greatly missed.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents: Henry and Rogna; two brothers: George and Erwin; a sister: Marjorie Kirby; as well as a nephew: Steve Kirby.
Online condolences may be made at www.hansenschillingfuneralhome.com
for your convenience.
Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home & Crematory
1010 E Veterans Pkwy Marshfield, WI 54449
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Feb. 20, 2014