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“I just learned of Bob's passing. I got to know him while I was working at Prince of Peace as the church secretary. He would come in and we would talk...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Glomp

“Dear Aunt Sylvia, Mike, Steve, Echo and children: I am so sorry you have lost your wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was always sweet...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Griffin-Bell

“Sylvia and Family. Please accept our sincere condolences on your loss. Bob was a great man gifted in music by his creator! Mark always enjoyed...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Casey Murphy

“Sylvia my thoughts and prayers are with you and family so sorry to hear of Bob's passing ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda melanson

“Bob was my music mentor in my Christian walk!! He amazed me how he could play music without any written music in front of him ! He played from his...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Lois Juchemich

“My grandfather was a very powerful influence in my life growing up, learning what it was to work with my hands, and how to be a man. I will forever...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jake Brodersen

“My deepest condolences for your loss, from your distant cousin, Iris Hainstock in Canada ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Iris Hainstock

“I am so sad to learn of Bob's death. He was a wonderful devoted man who gave freely of his time and his musical talents at our church. We will miss...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Connie Williams

“Mike, So sorry to see your father passed. Our condolences to you and your family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: David & Kathy Walther

Robert T. Hainstock, 80, of Marquette, died peacefully, Thursday morning, May 25, 2017, at his home, with his family by his side and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. Robert was born on August 25, 1936 in Empire, Michigan, one of 10 children born to the late William and Alice (Voice) Hainstock. He was a 1954 graduate of Benzonia High School and then entered the U.S. Navy. He served 20 years with the Navy, retiring in April of 1974. Robert was an active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. He was a lover of music, enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and also formerly played with a jazz band in Munising. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Sylvia Harwood who he married on February 5, 1954 in Benzonia; three children, Echo Brodersen of Marquette, Steven (Lisa) Hainstock of Leslie, MI and Michael (Kim) Hainstock of Marquette; 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Ross of Traverse City; also numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death besides his parents was a son, Robert Hainstock; also five sisters and three brothers. The Hainstock family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday, June 3 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Harvey beginning at 12 noon until the time of the memorial service at 1p.m. in the church with the Rev. James Duehring officiating. Inurnment will take place in the church memorial gardens immediately following with an ice cream social in the church hall afterwards. Memorials in lieu of flowers are preferred to Trillium House, PO Box 7115, Marquette, MI 49855 in Robert’s memory. The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the Hainstock family where relatives and friends my leave a memory at