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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Robert L. "Bob" Repko, Jr.
Construction Engineer & Supervisor
Age 67
Born: October 27, 1951   Died: November 1, 2018

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Robert “Bob” Leonard Repko, Jr., of Lorain, passed away on Thursday November 1, 2018; he was 67. Bob was born on October 27, 1951 in Lorain, to Robert L. and Casimira (nee Los) Repko. He attended the University of Cincinnati before working as a construction engineer in Chicago, Saudi Arabia, and Zaire. He later worked as a construction supervisor in Thailand, where he met his wife Varinda “Lin” (nee Choochamchoi). The couple returned to Lorain in 1998.


Bob was preceded in death by his father Robert, mother Casimira “Cassie”, and pet dog Ishy. In addition to his wife of thirty-three years, Lin, and his pet dog Rainy, he leaves brothers Michael of Wellington,, Ron and nephews George, Michael, and Joseph of Florida, brother Tom (sister-in-law Toni) and nieces Bryanna and Gabriela, and nephew Greyson of Tennessee, and sister Mary Beth Banko (brother-in-law Paul) and niece Lauren of New Jersey and nephew Nick of Pennsylvania, along with many nieces and nephews residing in Thailand.








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No services will be conducted at this time. A celebration of Bob’s life will be observed in 2019.

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In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations in his memory to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.