Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
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Robert Achilles Tenuta, 82, a lifelong resident of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at his home in Pleasant Prairie.
He was born on November 30, 1930, in Kenosha, the son of the late Achilles “Kelly” and Elizabeth (Conforti) Tenuta, and also preceded in death by his stepmother Jennie Tenuta. He married Linda (Carlson) Baylor on July 24, 1993, at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha.
Robert was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He cherished traveling with his family, sharing cuddles with his grandkids, playing cards with friends and tending the yard. He was also very proud of his Italian heritage and his service in the Army Air Corps during the Korean War. After his discharge he worked as an electrician and was a proud member of the IBEW Local 127 for many years until his retirement in 1995.
Robert is survived by his loving wife, Linda; three children, Beth (Joel) Kaufmann of Pleasant Prairie, Brett (Wendy) Baylor of Green Bay, and Chris (Mary) Baylor of Grafton; four grandchildren, Meredith, Molly and Mallory Kaufmann of Pleasant Prairie and Beckett Baylor of Green Bay; two sisters, Mary Jane (Richard) Lequia of Kenosha and Betty (James) Paul of Pleasant Prairie; and countless family and friends.
Bob’s family would like to thank Dr. James Santarelli and his wonderful staff for the kind and compassionate care throughout the years.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 29th, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5601 Washington Road, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be held on Sunday at Proko Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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