Robert "Bob" Bakula
Robert J. “Bob” Bakula, 87, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha.
Born in Kenosha on December 8, 1930, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Nimula) Bakula. He attended St. George Grade School in Kenosha and graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in Racine. Bob served in the U.S. Army from 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1953.
On May 5, 1956, he married Margaret C. Becker at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kenosha. She preceded him in death on January 11, 2015.
Bob was employed at Powerbrace Corp, retiring in 1990 as vice president of manufacturing. Bob enjoyed traveling up north to go fishing. He also enjoyed woodworking and woodcarving. Most of all, Bob loved spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his two sons, Jeffrey Bakula of Racine and Anthony Bakula of Kenosha; a special friend, Theresa Schwaiger of Kenosha; a brother-in-law, Theodore (Leanne) Becker of Kenosha; two sisters-in-law, Donna Becker of Kenosha and Barbara Remington of Greendale, WI; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Bakula; and two sisters, Irene Bakula in infancy, and Marianne Wojtkiewicz.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 22nd, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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