Waesco Sr., Robert S. 88, of Elkhorn, WI died Monday, September 2, 2013 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He was born and raised in Joliet, IL. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded a Battlefield Bronze Star and the French Croix De Guerre. He was united in marriage to the former Marie A. Fleming. He owned and operated De'Core Interiors in Joliet, IL for over 25 years. During that time he was very active in several charitable and professional organizations. He has been a member of the Joliet American Legion Post # 1 for over 60 years. Robert and Marie moved to Elkhorn WI in 1967. Robert was employed for several years as Director of Marketing for FOF Products of Delavan, WI retiring in 1987. After retirement he divided his time between his home on Lauderdale Lakes, WI and Largo, FL. He is survived by his son Robert Jr. of Elkhorn, WI, 2 grandchildren Sean Waesco of Joliet, IL and Stacey Waseco of Glendale, CA. 1 sister-in-law Irene Bolte of Joliet, IL and a special friend Mary Ann Hart of Largo, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marie, 1 brother Stephan, and 1 sister Shirley Ann. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:00 am Thursday, September 5, 2013 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church 107 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, WI with Father Oriol Regales officiating. Burial with military rites will be 1:30 PM at Resurrection Cemetery 200 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL. Visitation will be at the church Thursday from 8:00 AM until time of service. Memorials may be made to
. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Arrangements completed by Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes.
Published in Herald News on Sept. 4, 2013