Robert NECONISH (1936 – 2001) /dh
Contributed by Donna Hance
Shawano Leader – Sunday, December 23, 2001
NAME & ADDRESS:
Robert 'Bob' Neconish, age 65, of Neopit, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at his home.
BIRTH & PARENTS:
He was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Keshena, the son of Marie (Grignon) Neconish and the late Joseph Neconish.
EARLY YEARS & MARRAGE:
Bob was united in marriage on Dec. 17,1960, to Beverly Munson at St. Edith's Catholic Church in Chicago.
INTERESTS - EMPLOYMENT:
He was a member of the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Neopit.
Bob enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by: his wife of 41 years, Beverly; one daughter, Bethany (Philip) O'Reilly of Chicago; his mother, Marie Neconish of Neopit; two sisters, Romaine (Orland) Delabrue and Ruth Lohnes, both of Neopit; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas, one daughter, Romaine, and one brother, Joseph.
FUNERAL SERVICES AND BURIAL:
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Neopit with the Rev. David Kiefer officiating.
Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, IL., at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, with the Rev. Gerald O'Reilly officiating.
Friends may call now until the time of the services at the Romaine and Orland Delabrue residence, W6753 Shawpokasic St., Neopit.
There will be a prayer service at the residence tonight at 7:30 and full military services following the services at the church by the Veterans of the Menominee Nation and the Menominee American Legion Post #497. Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family.
NOTE: Photo in original newspaper clipping.