Robert J. Hart, age 90, of Gladstone, and currently residing at Tender Care Nursing Home in Munising, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 19, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital.
Bob was born May 5, 1923, in Gladstone, the son of Edward P. and Lillian (Norman) Hart. He was raised in Gladstone and graduated from the Gladstone High School. On November 11, 1942, Bob enlisted in the United States Army, serving during WWII, until his honorable discharge in November of 1945. Throughout his enlistment, Bob received medals of accommodation which included; the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Battle Stars, 3 Overseas Service Bars, 1 Service Stripe, Good Conduct Medal and the Belgian Fourragere, issued by His Royal Highness and Prince-Regent of Belgium for meritorious service, victory and liberation of Belgium from October 1944 to January 1945. Bob