Robert "Bob" H. Laszewski

September 26, 1925 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 96)


Robert “Bob” H. Laszewski, 96, Wausau passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, while under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at the Hospice House, Wausau.


He was born September 26, 1925, in Stevens Point, son of the late Frank and Rose (Krummel) Laszewski.  On December 29, 1945, he married Lorraine Dombrowski in Stevens Point.  She preceded him in death on August 26, 2002.  He then married Barb Kasten on August 26, 2017, in Wausau. 


Survivors include his wife, Barb Kasten, Wausau, his children, Susan (Gustav) Johnson, Wausau, Robert (Virginia) Laszewski, Stevensville, Maryland and Keith (Diane) Laszewski, Wausau, three grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one sister Betty, Wausau and his sister in law Joyce Laszewski, Woodruff, nieces, nephews and many extended family, his step children, Belinda (Jeff) Winters, Elko, Nevada and Jacqueline (Guy) Ullenbrauck, Wausau, three step grandchildren, three step great grandchildren.


Besides his parents and his first wife Lorraine, he was preceded in death by his brother David Laszewski and his brother-in-law, Ralph Lattyak.


in 1945, Bob and his family started Marathon Implement, a name that continued well past his retirement. Through the years he also established several equipment and real estate businesses. In 1982 Bob attended the Worldwide school of Auctioneering, then began Wausau Sales Corp. He really enjoyed being at the auctions and was a common fixture there. For over 30 years Bob served as a Director of First Wisconsin (Firstar) Bank.


Bob was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses for many years, he valued the wisdom of Gods Word and wanted to share the Bible’s hope for the future with those he met.


He always looked forward to his time at the family cottage on Lake Tomahawk, seeing 5 generations of his family enjoying it.  The walls of the cottage reflect his love of fishing and his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have fond memories of their time with him at the lake.


Online funeral services will be held-on Saturday, April 30th at 2:30 p.m.  In order to view the online services please go to to request a Zoom number from Susan.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice House, Wausau or a charity of your choice.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at


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