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Robert Charles Ahonen

MEQUON, Wis. - Robert Charles Ahonen, 79, of Ironwood, Mich., passed away peacefully on April 30, 2019, in Mequon after a lengthy illness.

Robert graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood, then graduated from Michigan Tech in 1966. He retired from GE Medical Systems after 30-plus years of work.

He retired as a major from the U.S. Army Reserve and was a member of the American Legion Post 299 in Hales Corners, Wis.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra; three stepdaughters, Kathryn (Jeff) Anderson, Kristine (Bryan) Schneider and Kimberly (Wayne) Harrington Jr .; five grandchildren, Kyle Anderson, Justine (Marissa) Anderson, Kevin (Melissa) Bouska, Bonnie Bouska and Bailee Bouska; one brother, Curtis Ahonen; nephew, Cory Ahonen; niece, Joy-el Ahonen; and several cousins.

A private service will be held on May 25.

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