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AGE: 85

ADDRESS: W6957 Center Avenue, Medford; Township of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:07 P.M. Wednesday, October 30 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and most recently under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 6 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 5 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 6 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 9, 1928 in Milwaukee

EDUCATION: Attended Milwaukee Area Schools and Technical College for Carpentry and Woodworking

MARRIAGE: April 18, 1953 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church to Doris J. Clausnitzer

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953, where he did his boot camp at Camp Carson in Colorado and was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska. After his return from the military he worked for Herb Steinbach as a carpenter for about 6 years. He then owned and operated Bob Tacke Carpentry for 30+ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and ice fishing. He enjoyed being around his family and friends.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford, Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford and Taylor County Sportsman’s Club

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Doris J. Tacke of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Nancy (John) Czarnezki of Rib Lake, Matt (Judi) Tacke of Medford and Barb (Dan) Michler of Greenwood

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son: James in infancy



SURVIVING SISTERS: Jane Clausnitzer of Medford and Faith Bishof of Indianapolis, Indiana

BROTHER/SISTER DECEASED: Lester Tacke and Doris Allan


DECEASED MOTHER: Myrtle M. Tacke (Maiden Name: Berndt)

HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Shane and Adam Czarnezki, Sara Hammes, Katie, Alex and Carisa Tacke, Michael and Joshua Michler

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Robert’s family to be designated at a later date
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