Robert "Bob" Joseph Augustine
Au Gres, Michigan
May 19, 1930 - April 26, 2020
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.
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
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.