Robert Gary Kieslich, 76, of Shawano, passed away on Jan. 7.
Bob was born March 21, 1940, in Elcho. He graduated from Elcho High School and continued on to receive a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He then continued his education and received a master’s degree in education administration from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Bob joined the U.S. Army, serving as a military policeman in Stuttgart, Germany, after which he became a police officer in Rhinelander. Bob was married to Arlene Diadul on Feb. 19, 1966. They were married for 37 years. He married Yvonne Fairchild on April 28, 2007. She preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 2014.
Bob’s career focus was in school administration in various districts throughout the state of Wisconsin. His interests included fishing, hunting, bird watching, and collecting coins, stamps and Native American artifacts. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.