Robert "Bob" Joseph Augustine

Au Gres, Michigan
May 19, 1930 - April 26, 2020

Services

A celebration of Bob's life will be held at a later date and will be announced. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Obituary Notice

Robert "Bob" Joseph Augustine, age 89, of Au Gres, Michigan passed away peacefully Sunday morning, April 26, 2020 at Eden Fields Assisted Living and Memory Care in Standish, Michigan with his loving wife by his side.

Bob was born May 19, 1930 in Royal Oak, Michigan to the late Arthur W. and Mary Ruth (Bryant) Augustine. He graduated high school in 1948 and then enlisted in the United States Air Force August 6, 1948 serving honorably until his discharge July 1, 1952. In 1957 he joined the Ford Motor Company where he was fortunate to experience extended foreign assignments in Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, and Canada.

On December 27, 1975, Bob married Maureen Louise Kirchner in Florida while he was working in Venezuela. He was a data processing manager for many years before retiring in 1987. After retirement, Bob enjoyed wintering in Florida with Maureen, camping, boating, fishing, and most any outdoor activity. In more recent years, Bob and Maureen enjoyed winters in the Hill Country of Texas. He had also been an active community member of Arenac County Habitat for Humanity.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Maureen; children, Richard (Elizabeth) Augustine and Susan (Gerard Dion) Augustine; grandchildren, Christine (Cory), John (Becki), Michael (Aubri), Andrea (Marc), Robert "Rob" (Erin), Jennifer (Brandon), Kelly (Justin), Heather (Blair), and Ashley (Wesley); nineteen great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by son, Robert Augustine Jr.; brothers, Arthur Augustine and Walter Augustine.

According to Bob's wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date and will be announced. Memorial contributions may be directed to Camp Fish Tales, 2177 East Erickson Road, Pinconning, Michigan 48650, 989-879-5199, www.campfishtales.org/ways-to-give in memory of Bob. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

Memorial contributions may be directed to Camp Fish Tales, 2177 East Erickson Road, Pinconning, Michigan 48650, 989-879-5199, www.campfishtales.org/ways-to-give in memory of Bob.

Condolences

So sorry to hear of Bob's passing...our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Treasure the memories.
— Kelly & Cindy Marx....Fellow Winter Texans
Going to miss you terribly. Love you Dad
— Rick Augustine
I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
„Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (Joh 8:12)
— Adriana
Wishing you only beautiful memories. Sending peace, light, and love.
— Betsy Augustine Hester and Joe Hester
I am so very sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet man. I pray God will guide, bless be with you through this time of grief. Love
— Judi Barringer-Lord
That gorgeous smile will be missed. Our thoughts are with you and your whole family. He certainly was a treasure, We sure enjoyed visiting with “Curly” in Fredericksburg.
— Don and Cheryl Tufts
I hope you can take comfort in knowing Bob was loved by many. What a privilege and gift it was to us to have known him. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you, Maureen.
— Joe and Paula
Bob Bobbie Roberto
We miss u already and your smiling face over that roast beef sandwich with French au jus!
Rest in eternal peace my friend.
— JOSEPH SIMMONS
Moe and family... to say that Bob brought a light to Eden Fields is an understatement! Thank you for sharing his beautiful soul with us and becoming a part of our lives. "My frend...Bob" will be truly missed and our hearts ache at the loss of a such a wonderful person. May God be with all of you during this time.
— Paula Barcia

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