Robert Dominic Machnik, Janesville, WI (1934-2013)
December 23, 1934 - November 7, 2013
Robert Dominic Machnik, age 78, of Janesville, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. He was born in Eau Claire, WI, on Dec. 23, 1934, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Machnik. He graduated from Eau Claire High School, moved to Janesville, and began working for General Motors. Robert was drafted into the U.S. Army and was stationed in Berlin, Germany, where he met his future wife, Inge Brosy. They married in Berlin on June 11, 1959. Bob also did income tax work for his many clients. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Club Post 1621; an active member of the local German Club, where he served as president for 44 years; the Berliner Baren (Bears) and D.A.N.K.
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Inge Machnik; and many friends who will miss him. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Msgr. Donn Heiar officiating. Entombment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 until 11 a.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schnederfuneraldirectors.com