Robert Courtland Rene age 91 of Sarona, Wisconsin, passed away on Friday November 22, 2013 with his loving family by his side. Bob was born on October 22, 1922 in Spooner Wisconsin to George and Helen (Smith) Rene. He attended school in Spooner and worked at Krondland Motors for awhile. Then he entered the Army and with his service in WWII he received the Purple Heart on January 7th, 1946. Bob married Evelyn Johnson on October 2, 1943 in Joplin Missouri and to this blessed union three children were born, Bruce, Michelle and Dorinda. Bob worked for Chicago Western Railway and Retired in 1987. He loved woodworking and volunteering at the Rail Road Museum.
Survived by his beloved wife of 70 years Evelyn of Sarona, WI, three children: Bruce (Priscilla) of Pembine, WI, Michelle of Rice Lake, WI and Dorinda (Timothy) of Trego, WI; eight grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday November 27, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the Dahl Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Buhrow officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the Dahl Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, WI.