Robert “Bob” Lashua, age 89, of Iola, died December 26, 2014 at the Iola Living Assistance.
Bob was born in the Town of Harrison, on March 23, 1925, the son of the late Lee and Nina (Larson) Lashua. He married Carol Erickson on April 15, 1950 in Dubuque, Iowa. Bob operated a dairy and cattle farm in the Town of Harrison until he retired. He also had worked as a potato inspector for Ore-Ida and in mail delivery for Krause Publications. For 12 years, Bob delivered meal on wheels. He also transported handicapped people to appointments. Bob was a member of Northland Lutheran Church.
Bob is survived by: his wife, Carol; four sons: William “Bill” (Barb), Richard “Dick” (Sandy), John (Patti), Jack (Mary Jo) Lashua; and a daughter Susan “Sue” Voie all of Iola. Bob is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by grandson, Chad Lashua; granddaughter, Kallie Ann Voie; special uncle and aunt, Lester and Myrtle Larson; friend, Lee Nelson, and aunt, Della Nelson.
Funeral Services will be held at Northland Lutheran Church, Iola, WI at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 29, 2014 with Reverend Dan Somers officiating. Visitation will be held Monday 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at Northland Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Northland Lutheran Cemetery Town of Harrison, Wisconsin at a later date. The family would like to thank the staff of all departments at the Iola Living Assistance and a special thank you to the North Wing Nursing Staff for their loving care. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in Bob’s name. Bob will be sadly missed by his family. Register Book and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.voiefuneralhome.com