Robert C. Bob Finley, Janesville, WI
February 3, 1934 - August 11, 2017
Robert C. “Bob” Finley Sr., 83, Green Bay, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. The son of Clarence and Ellen (Mooney) Finley, he was born on Feb. 3, 1934 in Janesville. Bob was a graduate of Janesville High School, Class of 1953. After graduating, he joined the US Navy, during which time he was stationed in Japan. On May 12, 1956, Bob married Nancy Hoag at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nassua, Iowa. She preceded him in death on Jan. 13, 2005. Bob was a Sales Manager at Wilson Foods for 39 years. He was a chef in the Navy and enjoyed sharing those talents with his family and friends. He also enjoyed going to Packer games and playing cards. He spent his winters in Florida. He was a very personable and family orientated man, and like a true Irish man he always had a story to tell!
Bob is survived by his children: Cheryl (Cory) Gustafson, Naples, FL., Bob (Mary) Finley, Jr., Green Bay, WI, Kris (Scott) McCormick, De Pere, WI; Bob’s special friend, Sally Warning, Hobart, WI; grandchildren: Danny (Kari) Gustafson, Naples, FL, Laura (Eric) Nitti, Hastings, MN, Brian (Nicole) Finley, Green Bay, WI, Patrick Finley, Green Bay, WI, Max McCormick, De Pere, WI, Abby McCormick, De Pere, WI, Sam McCormick, De Pere, WI; great-grandchildren: Ryah, Neko, Leif, Marissa, Amelia, Nicholas and Jack. He is further survived by his brother, James (Mary) Finley; a brother-in-law, Lyndahl Slayton; sister-in-law, Saybra Hoag; and special niece, Janie Aebly; as well as other nieces; nephews; relatives; and friends. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sisters, Sister Mary Bernal Finley, Mary Ellen Dunphy, Genevieve Slayton; and brothers-in-law, Richard Dunphy and Glibert Hoag, Jr.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., Green Bay, on Monday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday at CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1301 S. Ridge Rd, Green Bay, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the CHURCH with Rev. Earl Vorpagel III officiating. To send online condolences, please visit www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com. We would like to give special thanks Bellin Hospital 4th floor medical staff. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been setup to provide funds for youth hockey in the local community.