THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Robert E. Mays
Robert E. Mays, 71, of Peshtigo passed away Sunday, Feb. 12 at home.
Born July 15, 1945, to the late Oliver and Mary (Marlotte) Mays in Peshtigo, he graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1963 and was self-employed as a drywaller for many years. On Aug. 14, 1964, he married Anne Ruleford in Menominee and she preceded him in death on Oct. 27, 2009.
He is survived by a daughter, Barbara (Randy) Kluth and a foster daughter, Susan (Keith) Werchek, both of Green Bay; two brothers, William and Oliver "Bud" two sisters, Roberta (Al) Bischel and Wanda Beattie; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Anne, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ellen Lawdonski and a brother-in-law, Jerry Beattie.
Visitation will be held at Thielen Funeral Home in Marinette on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 4 p.m. until time of Prayers at 6 p.m. Burial will be in Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Marinette.