Robert L. Roe

ISHPEMING, MI. – Robert “Bob” L. Roe, often referred to as “Cloud Man” age 63 of 1411 N. Second St. Ishpeming, went home to be with his Lord Thursday May 8, 2014 at the Marquette General Hospital after 5 days in I.C.U.

Bob was born May 5, 1951 in Cudahy, WI to the late Louis & Christine (Bong) Roe. He worked as a mechanic for several years for the Milwaukee Public Transportation System. He was a long standing volunteer for the “Salvation Army” in Milwaukee and in Ishpeming since establishing permanent residency in Ishpeming in March of 2006. He enjoyed stopping at many local business places: especially at Ishpeming’s “Country Village” and Rob’s Auto Repair, owned and operated by Pastor Rob Kemp and wife Shannon.

Bob’s deep love of dogs deepened when he and JoAnn adopted their little Shih-tzu bichon, “Harley”.

Bob was a kind, gentle & giving man to many, and made friends easily.

Bob is survived by his loving and special companion JoAnn Marra of Ishpeming, 2 children Josh (Heidi) Roe of LaCrosse, WI and Rachel Roe, a sister Mary Roe and brother Larry Roe both of Milwaukee, 2 grandsons Winston & Daniel Roe.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, John & Tom Roe.

There will be no public services. Cremation took place.

Bob’s obituary may be viewed at where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.