Robert Donahue

Robert Donahue

August 22, 1941 - December 23,2020

Robert “Bob” Donahue, 79, Silver Lake, passed away 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 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, daughters, Lori DeVorss (Wally), Linda Wichman (Mike), and Lisa Conus (Casey). He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 2 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 Jan. 23, 2021 from 4-7PM at the American Legion North Topeka Post 400 3029 US-24, Topeka, KS. 
Memorial contributions may be made out to the Silver Lake Fire Department P.O. box 87, Silver Lake, KS 66539.