Robert Joseph Biro
1940 - 2014
Robert Joseph Biro, 73, of Somers, passed away unexpectedly at the Kenosha Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. He was born in Racine on Aug. 10, 1940, son of the late John and Rose (nee: DeRose) Biro. He was a 1958 graduate of Wm. Horlick High School. Robert was a proud Marine from 1959 until his honorable discharge in 1963. His last active post was Sargent of the Guard at the Marine Barracks in Norfolk, Va.
Robert moved to the Kenosha area following his discharge from the Corps, and worked many years at Ladish Tri-Clover /Alfa Laval until he retired in 1999. He enjoyed music and dancing; and sports of all kinds, especially golf, and fishing at his cottage in Oneida County. His presence and generosity blessed many around him. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his daughters, Deneen (Curt) Czosnek and Gina (Mark) Godlewski; his grandchildren, Cayla, Candace, Cameron and Stan Robert Czosnek, and Samantha Godlewski; great grandson Cayden Czosnek all of Racine; his sister, Diane (Donald) Williams in Arizona; as well as many other relatives and friends, including his former spouse, Linda Biro; and long-time companion Debra Rivard and her six children and five grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held in the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, with Rev. Larry Williams presiding. Interment with military honors will take follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will begin in the funeral home at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested donations to the Marine Corps League.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
4600 County Line Road, Racine, WI 53403
Ph. 262-552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com