Robert J. Bruno passed away peacefully at Tomahawk Health and Rehab in Tomahawk, WI with his wife, Pat and friend, Ann Clabots at his side.
Bob was born December 6, 1935, to James and Pauline Bruno in Racine, WI. He was preceded in death by both parents, his brother, Richard, and two children, Lisa and Joe. He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Tolbert), sister Barbara Bruno and Frank Bedzula of Sun City West, AZ, sons Mike (Ev) and Jim, daughter-in-law, Cindy Haus, stepchildren, Kristi (Mark) Lucas and David (Patti) Kraiss. He was grandfather to Austin, Anthony, Marina, Anjolee, Nina (Matt), Rocky (Jennifer), Jeremy, Faith, Otto, and Cooper; and great-grandfather to Alona and Wynter. He is further survived by Donna Bruno, Bonnie Swanson, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends Chris and Ann Clabots, Dave and Karen Carey, and Bill and Nancy Schilling.
Bob was enlisted in the Air National Guard at Mitchell Field. He was previously employed with Hamilton Beach and worked as a manufacturer's sales representative for McCarthy and Magee.
Bob was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears. He loved attending games at Wrigley Field and in later years he never missed a televised Cubs game. Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home is assisting the family.