Robert (Bob) Schuch passed away on April 11, 2023 at the Rutledge Home in Chippewa Falls,
Wi. Under the care of Mayo Hospice, from Alzheimer's disease. Bob was born in Eau Claire,
WI to Fred and Lorraine Schuch, on August 27, 1945. He was a graduate of EC Memorial High
School, and UW Eau Claire. Bob was married to Gayle Lelm on February 20, 1982 in Las
Vegas, Nevada. Bob worked at Graphic Printing in Eau Claire until they closed. They then
began moving around for jobs as the printing technology expanded. He worked then at
Colorworks in Duluth, Webber Printing in Park Falls, Johnsons in Wausau, Documations in Eau
Claire. Bob retired in 2001 to Bruce WI, where they lived for 20 years, moving back to Eau
Claire in 2021. Bob enjoyed hunting at their cabin at Brule WI, but especially enjoyed fishing. He
was active in Muskies Inc. Enjoyed many tournaments fishing this his wife or his buddies, or
brothers on many lakes and rivers throughout Wisconsin and beyond. Bob and Gayle were able
to travel in retirement, having gone to Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, Colorado, Canada, winters in
Florida. He bragged he'd been in the Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico and the Great Lakes in
one year. Wherever he lived or traveled, there was a fishing spot somewhere.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Lorraine Schuch, In-laws, Rodgers and
Janet Buzard, and nephew, Joshua Bouzard. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Gayle.
Daughter, Bobbette (Ben) Miller of Oklahoma. Step-daughter, Jennifer (Brent) D"Angelo of
Portland, Oregon, Sister, Debra Schumacher, Brothers, Gary (Marilyn) Schuch, Charles Schuch,
Ralph (Sue) Schuch, all of Eau Claire and in-laws, Kari (Mike) Ryan, Eau Claire, Lynda Persico of Reading, MA, Gregory (Kathy) Bouzard of Hot Springs, AK, Don (Sue) Bouzard of Hudson.
There are no services Planned at this time. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith,
WI, at a later date. Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral and Cremation Services were entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences for Robert's family may be left at www.lenmarkfh.com.
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