Robert Feldmann, 94, went peacefully to the Lord on May 24, 2020 at the Waterford in Plymouth where he resided.
He was born Nov. 4, 1925, son to the late Michael and Alverta Feldmann. On Feb. 10, 1945 he married Joyce Schmahl. The couple raised five children and lived most of their lives in Elkhart Lake.
Robert worked for many years for the Sheboygan County Highway Department until his retirement. He was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Elkhart Lake where he served as an usher. Bob also served on the Elkhart Lake Fire Department for many years.
He enjoyed his family fishing weekend, hunting with family until his early 80s, playing cards (especially sheepshead) with his family and at the fire station, watching Packer games, and going to the stock car races in Plymouth. He also enjoyed travelling. He loved going to Branson, taking a fall trip up north during cranberry harvesting and sight-seeing through Eagle River, and going to the Rhinelander Hodag Fest.
Bob loved to talk to people and was always there to help someone. He cherished spending time with his family during gatherings and holidays, and he took great pride in helping all his children when they bought homes and started their own families.
Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Joyce; two sons, Roger (Mary Sue) of Wauwatosa and Keith (Sue) of Frisco, Colorado; three daughters, Kathy (Frank) Seil of Plymouth, Janice Knecht of Plymouth, and Carol (Andrew) Perl of Elkhart Lake; 10 grandchildren, Deborah (Steve) Massmann, Scott (Leigh) Feldmann, Lisa Seil (fiancé Jeffrey Prust), Bradley (Holly) Knecht, Jessica Knecht (special friend Pat Brown), Melissa (Jacob) Kowalski, Bryan (Maria) Perl, Jason (Sarah) Perl, Anthony Feldmann (fiancée Anika McEwan), and Evan Feldmann; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister Violet Brabender of Port Washington; and sister-in-law Sharon Schmahl of Plymouth.
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law Daniel Knecht; brother Julius (Olga); sister Marceline (Delmar) Odekirk; and brothers and sisters-in-law Vernon Brabender, LeRoy Schmahl, Fritz (Valeria) Buechel, Lloyd (Lorraine) Korb, and LeRoy (Priscilla) Grossheim.
A private family service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2. This service will be live streamed on YouTube.com. Search for Suchon Funeral Home to view the channel and watch the service.
A visitation that will be open to the public with social distancing and health safety practices will take place on Tuesday, June 2 from noon to 2 p.m. at Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth.
Robert will be laid to rest in the St. Thomas Aquinas North Cemetery in Elkhart Lake.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Robert’s name.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting the family. To leave online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staffs of the Waterford and Serenity Hospice for the wonderful care given to their father, and a special thanks to Lollie and Claudia.