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Robert "Bob" A. Schanke Sr.

July 2, 1947 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

  Robert A. Schanke Sr., age 74, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Thursday, January 27, 2022, in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on July 2, 1947 in Baraboo, the son of LeRoy and Edna (Schaefer) Schanke.  Bob worked at Baraboo Equipment and retired from Hein – Warner in Baraboo.  He enjoyed eagle watching, hunting, fishing, doing word searches, having coffee at Greenwood’s Café and spending time with his family.  Bob was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church and active with the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.

  Survivors include his wife: Cindy; seven children: Robert Jr. (Dawn), William (Jessica), Rebbeca (Stephen) Newkirk, Jason (Liberty) Belter, Elizabeth Schanke, Anita (Roger) Weyh and Valerie Schanke; fifteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Donald Schanke and John (Shelly) Schanke; his sister-in-law: Valeria Hutchens; other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: David Schanke and his brother-in-law: James Hutchens.

  Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Trinity Baptist Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Michael Lopp officiating.  There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church.  In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to the family would be appreciated,

  The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 2, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Trinity Baptist Church
S3205 Golf Course Road
Reedsburg, WI 53959

Funeral Service
Wednesday
February 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Trinity Baptist Church
S3205 Golf Course Road
Reedsburg, WI 53959

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