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.