Bob Donahue 1941-2020

Robert “Bob” Donahue, 79, Silver Lake, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.

He was born to Mike and Alice Donahue on Aug. 22, 1941.

He graduated from Hoyt High School in 1959. After high school, he served in the Army. Afterwards, he worked at Dupont/Flexel/UCB for more than 30 years. Bob was united in marriage to Mary Winter on Dec. 22, 1962.

He loved playing sports and later on watching them, especially the KC Chiefs and Royals. His pastimes were hunting, fishing, gardening and playing cards. He didn’t know a stranger and everyone who knew him would know how he loved to talk.

Survivors include his wife, Mary, and daughters, Lori DeVorss (Wally), Linda Wichman (Mike) and Lisa Conus (Casey). He is also survived by five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister, Sandra Rickel (Jim). He was preceded in death by his son Steven Donahue.

A celebration of life will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 at the American Legion North Topeka Post 400, 3029 U.S. Highway 24, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Silver Lake Fire Department, P.O. Box 87, Silver Lake, KS 66539.


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