Nash, Robert J.
Robert J. Nash, age 87, of 1430 23rd Street North, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Edgewater Haven Nursing Home, Port Edwards, WI.
Funeral Services are 11:30 AM Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. Sahayanathan Nathan will officiate. Entombment in Forest Hill Mausoleum. Visitation will be at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church on Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 AM.
Robert was born February 13, 1926 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Edward and Clara (Gisler) Nash. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1943. Robert married Martha Rowe on August 28, 1948 in Nekoosa, WI and they were blessed with two sons, Donald and Robert.
Robert was employed at Nekoosa Edwards Paper Co. for 45 years retiring in 1988. He was treasurer of OPEIU Local 95 for 29 years. Robert served in the U.S. Navy form 1944-1946.
Robert was active at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church as a Monday night money counter, mass usher and in the earlier years as a commentator. He enjoyed camping with his family and friends and was a member of a square dancing club. Robert was also a volunteer for delivering meals and for driving for social services for many years.
Robert is survived by his son, Robert (Michele) Nash of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; three grandchildren, Tara Nash, Christopher Nash and Bobby Nash; one great granddaughter, Adelyn; two sisters, June Lutz and Shirley Akey, both of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and sister in law, Lorraine Nash of Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Martha; son; Donald, brother John and infant sister, Joyce.
Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI is handling all arrangements.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 29, 2013