Robert A. Pischke, 75, of Morrison died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at home with his loving family at his side.
Bob graduated from Morrison Zion Lutheran School in 1952 and graduated from De Pere High School with the class of 1956.
He was born June 30, 1938 in Wrightstown to the late Andrew and Viola (Koepke) Pischke. Bob married Barbara Wanie May 5, 1962 at Zion Lutheran Church, Morrison and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2012. Bob's life centered around service to his nation and community as an Army Reserve Sargent and through 55 years of service with the Morrison Volunteer Fire Department. He assisted those who needed emergency road service as the owner and operator of R&R Sales and Service for 43 years. He also loved listening to polka music and playing with the Jolly Musicians Orchestra. Other hobbies included hunting, fishing and antique cars.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara; children: Sharon (James) Faulds; Jeffrey (Katie) Pischke, Susan Pischke and Sally (Jay) Forcey; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Sandy and Dennis Vogel, Yvonne Habeck, Dale Wanie and Luanne Wanie, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Richard; daughter-in-law Lynn Pischke, father-in-law and mother-in-law Rolland and Erna Wanie; step-mothers-in-law: Alice Wanie and Doris Wanie; brother-in-law Gerald Habeck and sister-in-law Elaine Wanie.
Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Morrison Zion Lutheran Church, 7395 County Road W, Morrison, WI until the time of service. Funeral service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday with Rev. Randy Ott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established for Morrison Zion Lutheran Church and School.
Nickel Funeral Home, Morrison, assisting the family.
Words cannot express our gratitude to Kevin Pischke, Kim Hynek, Pastor Randy Ott, Dr. Amy James, Dr. Hassan Tahsildar, the staff of Bellin Cancer Team and Unity Hospice for the loving care extended to Bob and our family.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 12 to May 15, 2014
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