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Friday June 1st, 2018
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Adolph Robert "Bob" Porenta

Adolph Robert “Bob” Porenta Rock Springs- Adolph Robert “Bob” Porenta, 74, of Rock Springs, passed away suddenly Sunday May 27, 2018 at his home. He was born January 24, 1944 in Rock Springs, the son of Adolph and Mary Wisniewski Porenta. He attended schools in Rock Springs and graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1963. Bob married Iris Nadyne Vickrey on June 18 1970 in Denver, Colorado. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on September 18, 1978. Iris preceded him in death April 29, 2000. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He made a career with the US Army enlisting twice before being discharged with a disability. He was proud of his service in the military. Bob enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and anything having to do with being outdoors. Survivors include his brother Raymond Porenta of Rock Springs; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Iris and his parents Adolph and Mary Porenta. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs. A viewing will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at the Viola Cemetery, LaBarge, WY.

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Sorry for your sad times Ray and family

Laurie Nissen Schnabel Jun 9 2018 8:16 PM

My favorite memories of Bobbie and Irene were times at Florence Daniels', my grama's, house visiting while doing the genealogy together@~`~

Laurie Nissen Schnabel Jun 9 2018 8:14 PM

Ray and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Stan had just been wondering about ya'll. not long before he passed. Truly sorry for your loss. Debbie Wisniewski

Debbie Wisniewski Jun 1 2018 12:58 PM

Ray and family, Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We wish you peace in this time of sorrow, and know that Bob and Iris are together again.

Steve & Connie Eleshuk Jun 1 2018 12:12 PM

Ray and family. We are sorry to hear of Bob's passing - he always held a special spot in our fathers heart and was a true member of our family. Knowing he and Iris are reunited in heaven will be comforting to all family members. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Alan Vickrey and family

Alan Vickrey May 31 2018 10:54 PM

Ray, Sara and Chad, we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Bob was one of the kindest people we knew. I will always remember the big hug he gave me the last time I saw him. Our deepest sympathy for you. Melanie and John

Melanie Blowers May 31 2018 10:31 PM

So very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bob so many years ago such a kind person. Rest In Peace.

Myra Clayton May 31 2018 11:37 AM