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Robert Nestor Shewchuk

September 21, 1934 ~ May 3, 2018 (age 83)
SHEWCHUK, Robert N.
Portage

Robert Shewchuk, age 83, passed away in his home on Thursday, May 3. He was born in
Canada and grew up in Downers Grove, IL. He graduated from the University of Michigan with
a degree in chemical engineering, working for the last 15 years of his career for BASF in Livonia, MI. He was an avid golfer and bridge player. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Jeanne (nee: LaBelle); by three children: Thomas (Bonnie) of Rancho Murieta, CA, Jeffrey (Michelle) of Eagan, MN, and Kimberly Varney (Jeffrey Sobell) of Kalamazoo; by nine grandchildren; and by one brother, Bruce (Sandra) of Sturgeon Bay, WI. Bob was predeceased by his parents, William and Anne, by two brothers, William and Dennis, and by his eldest son, Steven. Bob's life will be celebrated at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 W. Centre in Portage, on Friday, May 11, with visitation at 10:00 am prior to Funeral Mass at 11:00, and lunch following. In lieu of flowers, any donations may be directed to the Evans Scholars Foundation, One Briar Road, Golf, IL 60029, supporting the golf caddie scholarship that funded Bob's education.

Visitation

MAY 11. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
1150 West Centre Avenue
Portage, MI, US, 49024

Funeral Mass

MAY 11. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
1150 West Centre Avenue
Portage, MI, US, 49024

Reception

MAY 11. 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
1150 West Centre Avenue
Portage, MI, US, 49024
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