MANISTIQUE - Robert L. Lasich, 85, of 232 Schoolcraft Ave., Manistique, passed away on Dec. 26, 2012, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.
He was born Feb. 17, 1927 in Manistique, the son of John and Agatha (Korenich) Lasich, Sr. and attended Manistique area schools.
During World War II, he served on a destroyer in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre.
Robert L. Lasich
On April 22, 1950, he married the former Betty Duquette in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique.
Bob was employed at Manistique Papers, Inc., for many years, retiring as a millwright.
He loved hunting, fishing, golfing, and spending time with his grandchildren. Bob also enjoyed visiting with others and always had a good story.
Bob is survived by his wife, Betty Lasich of Manistique; his children, Karen (David) Peterson of Manistique, Bill (Sandy) Lasich of Manistique and Shelly (Scott) Tyler of Marquette; grandchildren, Greg (Jessie), Nick (Ariel), Erin (Justin), Mike (Amy), Jake, Josh and Jordan; seven great grandchildren; three brother-in-laws; along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and seven sisters.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. A veteran's memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m., at the funeral home with Father Glenn Theoret officiating.
Burial will be held in the Fairview Cemetery at Manistique.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.