Robert H. Pecotte
Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:00 AM
Robert H. Pecotte, 92, of Menominee passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was born July 22, 1922, in Stephenson, MI, to the late Victor and Elizabeth (Libbie Longrie) Pecotte.
Bob graduated from Stephenson High School. On September 27, 1941, Bob married Kathryn (Kay) Christian at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church in Nadeau, MI. He then joined the United States Navy in World War II from 1945-47, during this time he served his country proudly and was stationed in the South Pacific on the mine sweeper USS 140. Bob worked at Menominee Paper Company as a quality control supervisor and after 38 years he retired. He played baseball for many years in the Stephenson area; he was also a member of Holy Redeemer Church in Birch Creek. Bob was a member of the American Legion Post 146 for 30 years, the VFW Post 1887 and North Shore Golf Course. For 20 years, Bob and Kay enjoyed going to Pinellas Park, Fl as snow birds, while down there they made many long time friends. Bob enjoyed playing golf, shuffle board and spending time with his family.
Bob is survived by his wife, Kay of 72 years; one daughter, Linda Meldrum Marquette, MI; two sons: Robert (Anne) Pecotte Marquette, MI and Jeff Pecotte of Menominee, MI; six grandchildren: Jay (Norma) Pecotte, Orlando, Fl, Erin Pecotte Boyne, City, MI, Bobbi Sue (Jesse) Pecotte-Ross, Marquette, MI, Stacy Busch Marquette, MI, Jennifer Busch Milwaukee, WI and Melissa (Aaron) LaBelle of Marquette, MI; four great-grandchildren: Ethan Busch Anderson, Jessiqua Busch, Savanna Ross and Pearce Ross; and one sister, Joy Hall of Stephenson, MI. He was preceded in death by four sisters, two brothers and one son-in-law, Michael Meldrum
Bobs wishes were to be cremated. A memorial Mass will be celebrated for Bob at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Birch Creek on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6 p.m. Family and Friends may gather from 5 p.m. till time of Mass at 6 p.m. Fr. Michael Ocran will be officiating.
Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the Family.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bay Area Cancer Center
Among their many friends, they wish to thank everyone who has called or stopped over to visit. And many thanks to all the neighbors. Also Dr Mantie for his wonderful care and the people in DaVita Dialysis Center, Dr. Kellner and his Staff, also Bay Area Medical Center and everyone at the Luther Home.