Robert ‘Bob’ Bizeau

ESCANABA — Robert “Bob” Bizeau, 82, of Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.

Bob was born May 26, 1935, in Gladstone, the son of Louis and Elvera Ann (Lajala) Bizeau. He was united in marriage to Lois Mae Krokstad on Aug. 27, 1955. Bob worked for the Harnischfeger Corporation for 29 years and Civic Center and City of Escanaba for 13 years. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army National Guard and enjoyed hunting in the cedar swamp, trout fishing, ice fishing and playing hockey. He was a member of the Escanaba Hawks that won the Gibson Cup as the Upper Peninsula Champions in 1954. He was also a fan of the Chicago Bears and Cubs and the Detroit Red Wings.

Bob is survived by his wife, Lois of Escanaba; his children, Debra (Fred) Herzog, Cindy (Wade) Veeser, Bryan (Kaye Corriveau) Bizeau and Michael (Jana Hill) Bizeau, all of Escanaba; grandchildren, Justin Herzog, Michael (Rhonda) Bizeau Jr., Christopher Mathias and Jake Veeser; great-granddaughter, Maci Mae Bizeau; his brother, Jim (Eileen) Bizeau of Escanaba; his sister, Shirley (Ira) Auch of Trumbull, Conn.; sister-in-law, Judy Bizeau of Escanaba and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard “Dick” Bizeau.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the SkradskI Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Memorial services will follow at 5 p.m. with Pastor Chris Johnson officiating.

For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.