Robert Bockman

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died September 25, 2011

Robert Andrew Bockman Jr., age 50, of Escanaba passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, September 25, 2011.
Robert was born October 19, 1960 in Trenton, Michigan, the son of Robert and Greata (Janisewski) Bockman Sr. He was united in marriage to Linda Reest. Robert began painting signs with his father when he was 16 years old and continued painting for over 30 years. He has painted many signs, billboards and store fronts in the Escanaba area.

Robert is survived by his wife, Linda of Escanaba; two sons, Scott and Alex Bockman, both of Escanaba; his daughter, Holly Bockman of Escanaba; two grandchildren, Carter and Sophie Bockman; his father, Robert of Missouri; three brothers, Wayne, Rick and Stanley; three sisters, Lydia, Star and Mary Ann; a sister-in-law, Ellen Wyrembelski and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Carl and his mother.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 3, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Skradski-Boyce Funeral Home in Escanaba. Memorial services will follow at 3:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor William Rafuse officiating.

0 Tributes for “Robert Bockman

    Though you may not have been a Dad to me, you are however my father.. Our relationship may not have been what we wished for, but I am forever grateful for you! September 25th will no longer be the date I celebrate my life, but a day to remember that god took you to a better place.
    Brittany, Brayden & Josh Smith-Forgette
    Menominee MI

    Our family is very sorry for your Loss You are in our thoughts and prayers..

    Stankowicz family
    Escanaba MI

    You will always be loved and missed and may you now finally have peace. You have suffered a long time and now we know you have no more suffering to do. I love you big brother! May your family find the strength and peace through Christ to get through there loss, but one thing they can know is that we might have lost but God has gained another angel on his side. Your loving sister Lydia.

    Lydia Bockman Ferrington
    Wyandotte MI

    To Holly and family: I am very sorry about the passing of Robert. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care.

    Angie Gardner
    Escanaba MI

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