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Robert Radke

1932 - 2018

Robert Samuel Radke, age 85 of Belknap Township
passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2018,

He was born August 4, 1932 in Royston to
Adolph and Beatrice (Beauregard) Radke.

Bob graduated from Rogers City High School in 1952. He served in the
United States Army in the 371st Armored Infantry in Germany following
World War II, On June 15, 1957 he married Donna Showers at the First
Congregational Church in Alpena, Bob retired from the Lafarge
Corporation on April 7, 1995. He was a life member of the Posen VFW
Post 7804. Bob enjoyed watching all sporting events of his children and

He is survived by:
his wife, Donna;
4 children, Michael (Gail) of Tower, Paul (Amy) of Rogers City,
Sheryl! Carpenter of Rogers City and
Timothy (Kelli) of Johannesburg;
11 grandchildren, Julia White, Jeremiah (Melissa) Radke, Jeremy Karsten,
Nicole Radke, Andrew Radke, Kristine Carpenter,
Rebecca (Kyle) Poston, Sara Carpenter, Dustin Radke,
Jace Radke and Trent Radke; and
9 great grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Beatrice;
in-laws, Eljay and Gertrude Showers; and a

great grandson, Alexander Gloria.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday, March 4th from
noon through time of his memorial service at 1:00 p.m. with
Rev. Larae Rutenbar officiating.

Posen VFW will accord military immediately following.

Inurnment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Alpena at a later date.

Memorials may be given to McLaren Home Care and Hospice or
a charity of your choice.

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Robert Radke – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI