Obit: Mashin, Robert Lee (1932 - 2010) 

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Mashin, Schroeder, Clodfelter, Lindquist, Eddy, Suda, Wampole, Gilbert, Vanderhoff, Ward, Polzin, Houts 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 9,2010 

Mashin, Robert Lee (16 February 1932 - 1 June 2010) With Flag 

Robert Mashin, 78, of Neillsville died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at his home. 

Robert Lee Mashin was born Feb. 16, 1932, the son of George and Dorothea Marie (Schroeder) Mashin in Guttenburg, IA. Shortly after he was born his family moved to the Neillsville area and resided in Columbia (area of Hewett) Township. He attended Sunny Knook (Nook) Grade School and the Neillsville Public School.  Robert enlisted in the United States Army in October of 1951 and served in the Korean War.  He returned home in June of 1953 and began working for Kurt Marg.  

He was united in marriage to Carol Marie Clodfelter July 23, 1955.  In September 1955, they moved to Illinois where he worked at various jobs.  They returned to Neillsville in 1967 and Bob went to work for Land-O-Lakes in Spencer for a couple of years.  He then took a job at the Neillsville Foundry and worked there for many years, retiring in 1997. 

Bob was a member of the Haugen-Richmond American Legion Post 73 in Neillsville.  He loved NASCAR and enjoyed woodworking, model railroading, hunting, fishing and camping. 

He is survived by his wife, Carol, of Neillsville; children, Marvin (Linda) Mashin of Neillsville, Marilyn Mashin of Savage, MN, and Marlin (Mary) Mashin of Neillsville; seven grandchildren, Greg Mashin, Ryan Mashin, Nichole Lindquist, Alicia Lindquist, Amanda Eddy, Michelle Mashin and Christopher Mashin; one great-grandchild, Talan Suda; a sister, Iris (Stanley) Wampole; a brother, Donald (Carol) Mashin of Neillsville and many nephews, nieces and friends.  

Funeral services for Robert were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.  Pastor Al Houts officiated.  Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Neillsville Veterans Council.  Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and again Saturday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gesche Funeral Home. 

Honorary Casketbearers were his grandchildren, Nicole Lindquist, Ryan Mashin, Amanda Eddy, Michelle Mashin, Christopher Mashin and a great-grandson, Talan Suda.  

Casketbearers were a grandson, Greg Mashin, a nephew, Doug Wampole and friends, Mark Gilbert, Richard Vanderhoff, Terry Ward and Roger Polzin.  

Online condolences may be made at 

The Gesche Funeral home assisted Robert’s family with funeral arrangements. 



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