Robert R. "Bob" Johnson

Johnson, Robert R. "Bob" Age 94 years old, known to his many friends in Oak Creek as the Lawnmower Man. Passed away November 26, 2013, in his sleep after a short illness. Bob was born and raised on a farm near Escanaba, MI. He entered the CCC camp when he was 16. He then entered the U.S. Navy where he was to spend the next 21 years seeing action during WWII in the Pacific. After the war he returned to the states where he met and married his wife Stacia (Mucha), married for 52 years until her death in 1998. He also lost his daughter Debbie in a car accident in 1968. Bob had two brothers, Edwin and twin brother Herbert who have preceded him in death. Further survived by other relatives and friends. After the Navy Bob went to work at GM in Oak Creek where he later retired. Bob also had many different hobbies and activities in and around Oak Creek. He taught small engines in his home and at MATC. He served for many years on the Parks and Recreation board. Bob and Stacia were named citizens of the year in 1986. Bob was an active member in the Holy Name Society at St. Matthews Catholic Church. Visitation will be Monday at the FUNERAL HOME from 4PM-7PM with a Vigil Service at 7PM. Visitation again on Tuesday at St. MATTHEW'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 9303 S. Chicago Rd. from 10AM-NOON with the Mass of Christian Burial at 12PM. Entombment at Forest Home Cemetery. Memorials to the Holy Name Society appreciated. HERITAGE FUNERAL HOMES Johnson-Reiss Klemmer-Scheuerell-Tyborski 9200 S 27th St. 414-761-2750 Guest Book & Directions www.heritagefuneral.com

Funeral Home

Heritage Funeral Home
9200 South 27th Street Oak Creek, WI 53154
(414) 761-2750

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2013