THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Robert L. Boulanger
Issue Date: June 17, 2020
Robert "Red" L. Boulanger, 79 of Luxemburg, passed away Thursday evening, June 11, 2020, following a short illness.
He was born in Brown County to the late Richard W. and Margaret K. (De Laruelle) Boulanger on February 2, 1941, raised by Ida Jones until seven years of age and then living with his Grandfather and Grandmother Boulanger. At age 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served his country during 1958 to 1961.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 0325, Goodman. Red was a fire fighter for the City of Green Bay for 26+ years. On February 17, 1962, he married Mary Jane DeGrand in Green Bay. She preceded him in death April 27, 2000. On July 11, 2002, he married Bonnie Dart-Massart in Bay Settlement.
Survivors include his wife Bonnie; one son, Jon (fiancée Becky) Boulanger and one daughter, Jill (Darryl) Heidtman, all of Marinette; Bonnie's children, Brenda (Al) Reckelberg, DePere, Dean (fiancée Gail) Massart, Green Bay, Jackie (Ian) Bouche, New Franken and Dennis Jr. (Laura) Massart, Luxemburg; his grandchildren, Tara Raven, Katlynn Kubash, Brady Boulanger, Corey Bersie, Jayme Heidtman, Casey Heidtman, Keith Bouche, Travis Reckelberg, Stephanie Champeau, Cassie Massart and Austin Reckelberg; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Mark Boulanger and Ken Belter Jr; three sisters, Margaret Antiaris, Darlene Boulanger and Nancy Figgins and other relatives and friends further survive.
Red was preceded in death by one grandson, Scott Boulanger; his foster mother, Ida Jones; his paternal grandparents, Lillian and John Boulanger; one brother-in-law, Teddy Antiaris and members of the DeGrand and Massart Families.
As per Red's wishes, his funeral will be private and held at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg with Rev. Daniel Schuster officiating. Military rites honored by the American Legion Ralph Kline Post 262, Luxemburg. Entombment in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg, is assisting the family. www.mcmahonfh.com
A special thank you is extended to the staff of Unity Hospice and St. Vincent Hospital for your care and concern.