Robert “Bob” Cole, age 89, a resident of Sugar Camp, Wis., and Darien, Ill., died Mon­day, Jan. 4, 2021, at Ascension Eagle River Hospital.

He was born in Hammond, Ind., on Sept. 24, 1931, to Thomas and Loleta Cole.

Bob worked as an Industrial Engineer at Kaiser Aluminum and Dolton Extrusion in Dolton, Ill.

He enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, traveling and boating.

Bob was a friend of the First Congregational UCC in Eagle River.

He also served in the U.S. Army.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Elinor Cole; parents, Thomas and Loleta; and granddaughter, Noel Hope.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Cole of Sugar Camp; son, Thomas Cole of Sugar Camp; grandchildren, Thomas Michael Cole II “Mickey,” Amanda Lindsey Grazian, Loleta Elizabeth Cole; and great- grandchild, Sophia Mei Cole.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Gaff­ney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River. Online condolences may be expressed at