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Robert G. Larkin

November 14, 1928 — April 5, 2019

Robert “Bob” Larkin, 90, of La Crosse died Friday, April 5, 2019, surrounded by his family at home.

He was born November 14, 1928, to Allie and Irene (Schmidt) Larkin.  He graduated from Aquinas High School and 1947, and attended Loras College.  He served in the 1st and 2nd Amored Division at Fort Hood, Texas from 1950 to 1952. He worked for the City of La Crosse for many years.  He married Jeanette Fontaine on January 23rd 1954, and together they raised 4 children.

He is survived by Linda Bjorkman of La Crosse, David (Kristine) Larkin of La Crosse, Michael (Deb) Larkin of La Crosse and Carol Greene of La Crosse.  He is further survived by Nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren;  one brother, Thomas(Virginia) Larkin of La Crosse and one sister Mary Ellen( Thomas) Prinsen of La Crosse, many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jeanette.

He was an Alderman for many years, also instrumental in working on the Northside Policing Center and was President of the GECU Credit Union.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday April 14, 2019, in the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. So., La Crosse, Wis. Rev. Brian D. Konopa will officiate with military Honors by the Roy L. Vingers American Legion Post 52, with private Entombment to be held in Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis. Family and friends may call from 1:00 PM until the time of services in the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home.

Their family would like to thank Mayo Hospice for the great care they gave Bob.

Memorials are preferred to Mayo Hospice and Breast Cancer.



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