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Robert Tauscher

March 21, 1928 — August 21, 2012

Robert A. Tauscher, 84, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at a local care facility after a 3 year illness. He was born on March 21, 1928 in Ellis, Kansas to Frank Tauscher and Regina Honas Tauscher.

Robert served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946. Then he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for most of his life until he retired in 1990 at the age of 62.

Robert married Trilby Anderson on August 10, 1949 at Saint Anthony's Catholic Church. They divorced. He later married Donna Heninger, they had one daughter Roberta who passed away March 21, 2008. They later divorced. He then married Mary Orner, April 24, 1986.

Robert's hobbies included camping, fishing, hunting, traveling, baseball, pinnocle, carpentry, and automotive repair.

He is survived by his wife Mary (Pocatello); brother Louis (Anna) Tauscher (Blackfoot); brother Frank Trauscher (Pocatello); brother Ted Tauscher (Blackfoot); sisterMary Friedl (Lava Hot Springs); sister Sarah (Ed) Norby (Pocatello); sister Gloria (Jim) Barrus (Pocatello); stepchildren Robert (Bob) Penny Srancam; David (Gamma) Srancam; Steven Srancam; Susan (Dexter) Denny; Gary Srancam; Nancy (Dave) Miranda (all of Pocatello). He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Roberta Tauscher, brother Eddie, brother Martin, brother Adolph, sister Margaret, brother Joseph, brother Gilbert, infant sister Rose, sister Leona, baby sister Francis, and grandson Aaron Srancam.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Wilks Funeral Home, 238-8000. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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