Mon. Aug 2nd, 2021

Rumely, MI – Robert “Bob” V. Ollila, Sr., age 86, of Rumely, died early Monday morning, July 12, 2021, at the D.J. Jacobetti Household for Veterans in Marquette. He was born on August 6, 1934, in Rumley, Michigan, on the loved ones farm. Bob graduated from Eben Superior Faculty in 1952. He entered the U.S. Military in 1954 and was a member of the 826th Tank Battalion where he served as a mechanic. Bob was honorably discharged as a SP3 (T) in June of 1958 and was awarded the National Protection Services Medal, Army of Profession Medal (Germany), and Good Conduct Medal. When he returned house, he fulfilled and then married Martha H. Koch on April 14, 1957. He started off doing work for CCI as a welder and then moved to Waukegan, IL from 1959-1961. Bob and Martha returned home to the U.P. and he labored at CCI as a welder and then an electrician until eventually his retirement. Martha preceded him in dying in 1989. Bob enjoyed everyday outings to select up his newspaper and a cup of espresso and loved a lot of Sunday breakfasts at The Dogpatch or Sydney’s. He also enjoyed Novembers becoming put in at deer camp with Randy and Brett. Bob excelled at being a Grandpa. He cherished supporting Mustang athletics and hardly ever missed one of his granddaughters’ online games, competitions, plans, or functions. Bob looked forward to his January outings to Florida to rejoice Sammy and Brett’s birthdays, and he loved getting his granddaughters to the U.P. Point out Good and permitting them get away with a lot more than their mom and dad would enable. He always thought that his grandkids could determine out what ever job he entrusted them with. Bob is survived by two sons – Robert (Loretta) Ollila, Jr. of Munising and Randy (Beverly) Ollila of Shelter Bay grandchildren – Jessica (Brad) Heyrman of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Ashlee (Mace) Davis of Kimberly, WI, Courtney (David) Oas of Munising, Chelsea (Andrew) Matson of Munising, Meagan (Codey) Grahovac of Munising, Samantha (Andrew) Hagon of Fort Collins, CO, and Brett Charles Ollila of Fort Collins, CO wonderful- grandchildren – Nathan, Natalie, Mason, Carter, Morgan, Logan, Jordan, Caden, Adelyn, Amelia, and one particular on the way longtime good friend and companion – Nancy Anderson. He was preceded in demise by his mom – Vera Kannisto, loving spouse – Martha, and Arthur Kannisto, Ruth Joki, Helen Keto, and Betty Salo. Companies will be at the Bowerman Funeral House on Friday, July 16, 2021. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until finally noon. Pastor Jason LaFlamme will carry out Bob’s funeral at midday at the funeral household. Interment will abide by at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Chatham exactly where the American Legion and Vietnam Veteran Honor Guard will conduct armed forces honors. In lieu of bouquets, memorials in Bob’s title may well be designed to the D.J. Jacobetti – Activity Fund. Bob’s obituary and on line guestbook could be seen and signed at bowermanfuneralhomenet.