Robert E Ahasay

Male 1921 - 2016  (94 years)

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  • Name Robert E Ahasay 
    Born 08 Sep 1921  Kaukauna, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 2016 
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57284  Little Chute Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father John L Ahasay,   b. 11 Jan 1883,   d. Jul 1949, DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth McCabe,   b. 18 Jul 1884, Town of Lawrence, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 08 Mar 1908 
    Family ID F20985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruby Ellen Kolb,   b. 28 Dec 1924,   d. 26 May 2020  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1946  Old St Joseph Church, DePere, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Mary Ahasay
     2. Mary Ahasay,   b. 14 Feb 1949,   d. 14 Feb 1949  (Age 0 years)
     3. Maureen Ann Ahasay,   b. 28 Jan 1950,   d. 04 Apr 2019  (Age 69 years)
     4. Sarah Lynn Ahasay
     5. Colleen Ahasay
     6. Kathleen Mary Ahasay
     7. Melinda Jane Ahasay
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F21014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Robert E. Ahasay, 94, De Pere, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, died Friday, February 19, 2016, surrounded by his wife and daughters. He was born on September 8, 1921, in Kaukauna to John L. and Mary (Mc Cabe) Ahasay.

      Bob graduated from De Pere High School and spent his entire life in De Pere. On September 28, 1946, he married Ruby E. Kolb at Old St. Joseph Church on St. Norbert College Campus in De Pere. During WWII, Bob served in the U.S. Army. He was a proud veteran and a member of the American Legion #230 and De Pere VFW #2113. Bob served on the De Pere Police Dept., retiring as a detective after 25 years. He was a hardworking man who was a whistling virtuoso, known for his quick wit and one liners.

      Bob was an avid golfer and worked as a Golf Pro at Town & Country. He taught many people to golf. Bob was instrumental in the development of Hilly Haven Golf Course. After his retirement from the Police Department, Bob had a second career at Broadway Chevrolet, where he worked well into his 80s. Bob loved cars and driving.

      Survivors include his wife, Ruby, whom he worshipped, six daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ahasay, Maureen "Preena" Laughlin, Sarah "Lynn" Amundson and her special friend, Frank Gretzinger, Colleen "Coco" and Tom Gatske, Kathleen "Kelly" and Bob Hart, Melinda Ahasay; seven grandchildren, Tricia Amundson, Eric (April) Amundson, Tara (Travis) Irish, Kayla (fiancé, Ben Valley) Hart, Molly Gatske, Mandy (Patrick) Severson, Daniel (fiancée, Katie Sullivan) Ahasay; two great grandchildren, Logan and Ella Irish and Ruby Marie Severson, who will be born in April; one brother-in-law, John Early; one sister-in-law, Florence Ahasay. He is further survived by Ruby's family, Eugene Kolb, Lloyd (Bev) Kolb, Darrell (and his special friend, Kathy) Kolb.

      He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Early, Kathleen (Jim) Duckett, Ruth (Don) Kolb; four brothers, Clem (Kay) Ahasay, Cliff Ahasay, Tom (Toni) Ahasay, Bill Ahasay. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law, David Laughlin; two brothers-in-law, Jerry (Nancy) Kolb, Bill (Lee) Kolb; two sisters-in-law, Trudy Kolb and Colleen Kolb.

      Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Family, 1307 Lourdes Ave., De Pere from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Fr. Tim Shillcox, O.Praem. officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, De Pere.

      The Ahasay family wishes to express their gratitude to the staffs of Bishop's Court, Heartland Hospice, and Curative Connection.

      Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to