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Robert "Bob" D. Strmiska

January 22, 1935 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 86)

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A private family service will be held, with livestream available at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, 2021. To view livestream, please click the following link:

MADISON – Robert Dean “Bob” Strmiska passed away peacefully at Agrace HospiceCare on August 27, 2021 at the age of 86.  He was born in Stanton NE to Carl and Edna Mae (Vollbrecht) Strmiska on January 22, 1935.  With his older sister Dona Jean, the family moved to the Prairie du Sac area and then to Madison when Bob started school.  He attended Madison Central High School and MATC.  He was in the Army from 1954-1956, stationed much of that time in England.  He married Carol Anne Baun on November 30, 1963 after meeting in the Madison Skin Diving Club.  They had one son who preceded him in death in 1992.  Bob worked at Oscar Mayer for 37 years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing, golfing, repairing small engines, and a good game of euchre.  Survivors include his wife Carol of 57 years, sisters and brothers-in-law Barbara (Carl) Naugle, Rotonda West FL; Jan Ely, Green Bay WI; Bob (Carol) Baun, Silver Springs FL; Ken (Efrat Livny) Baun, Madison WI; Dan (Janis) Baun, Winter Haven FL; and Kathy Baun, Cottage Grove WI.  Further survivors include special niece/Goddaughter Amy Sprecher, nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends who will miss his sense of humor.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws Norbert and Jane Baun; his son Thomas Alan; his sister and brother-in-law Dona Jean and Jr (Edwin) Sprecher; sister Sherril Ann in infancy; brother-in-law Bill Adams; niece Becky Wiatrok; aunts and uncles.  Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N Sherman Ave. Madison, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.  A private family service will follow.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, 5001 N Sherman Ave, Madison 53704, or Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. To view livestream link and view and sign this guestbook, please visit:


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2418 N. Sherman Ave.


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August 31, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ryan Funeral Home – North Side Chapel – Madison
2418 N. Sherman Avenue
Madison, WI 53704

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