Robert F. Lesneski
Tawas City, Michigan
July 26, 1936 - August 10, 2017
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and family memorial services will take place at a later date.
Robert F. Lesneski, of Tawas City, formerly of East Tawas and Hale, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, August 10, 2017 with his loving family at his side, age 81 years. He was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania on July 26, 1936 to Adolph and Josephine (Baronowski) Lesneski. Robert retired from Tawas St. Joseph Hospital in 2001 after working for many years as a head cook. He had a passion for restoring old Model A cars, playing cards, and spending time outdoors enjoying hunting and fishing. Robert was also a member of the Model A Club. Above all, Robert truly adored and cherished his family and all the many activities he could spend doing with them. He married his wife and best friend, Joan (Young) Lesneski on April 7, 1956 at Accension Church in Warren, Michigan. Together they celebrated 60 beautiful years of marriage, until her passing in 2016. Robert is survived by his 5 loving children, Robert (Tina) Lesneski of East Tawas, Wendy Parks of Tawas City, Ron Lesneski of Tawas City, Tim (Cindy) Lesneski of Grand Rapids, and Tom (Tami) Lesneski of Tawas City; 12 grandchildren, Audrey, Sy, Sara, Lisa, Ben, Andy, Tara, Toni, Adam, Amy, John, and Robert; and 8 great grandchildren. Robert is preceded in death by his wife Joan, and a son Teddy Lesneski. "Praise for our death that makes our life real, the knowledge of loss that helps us to feel; the gift of yourself, your presence revealed to bring us home". Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and family memorial services will take place at a later date. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.