In memory of
Robert F. Banks
Robert Frank Banks RACINE Mr. Robert F. Banks, 91, passed away at Clairidge House in Kenosha on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. A lifelong resident of Racine, Bob was born on November 22, 1924, the son of the late Frank and Martha (nee: Tesch) Banks. He faithfully served his nation with US Army during WWII. On October 22, 1949 he married Carol L. Petersen. Bob retired from E.C. Styberg Engineering in 1989 after 38 years of service. In his younger years he enjoyed the outdoors where he spent time hunting and fishing. Later he enjoyed working with stained glass, gardening and being in the company of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his loving wife, Carol, he is survived by his daughters and son, Barbara Banks of Racine, Richard (Carla Krembs) Banks, Patricia Banks both of Lake Tomahawk; his granddaughter, Jennifer (Craig Lafreniere) Adams; his grandson, Matthew (Samantha) Adams; his great grandsons, James Lafreniere, Lucas Adams, Liam Adams; his great granddaughter, Lainey Adams; his goddaughter, Gail Petersen; sister-in-law, Angie Banks; as well as nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Alfred Banks, Ralph Banks; his sister, Dorothy (Robert) Schulz and sons-in-law James Adams and Tommy Zinda. Friends are invited to meet in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Friday, October 14, 2016 for a time to meet with his family from 10-11 a.m. Military honors will take place after the visitation. A private interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. A heartfelt thank you is extended to the Clairidge House in Kenosha and Hospice Alliance for the loving and professional attention given to Bob while under their care. Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory 4600 County Line Road Mount Pleasant, WI 53403 262-552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com
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