Robert Moder

Robert “Bob” J. Moder, 54, of Wild Rose passed away unexpectedly after suffering an apparent heart attack on Saturday, July 18, 2020.

He was born July 28, 1965 at Chilton Memorial Hospital to Theodore and Emma (Weimer) Moder.

Bob graduated from New Holstein High School in 1983. On Nov. 18, 2008 he married Brenda Zupke in New Holstein.

Bob worked for Oshkosh Defense Corp. since 2008.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda; his step-son, Cody Zupke; his granddaughter, Avril Claudon-Zupke; his brother, Mike (Barb) Moder; his sisters, Carol Mahlberg and Kathy Moder and her husband Chris DeVillers; his father-in-law, Harvey Zupke of Malone; his brother-in-law, Jeff Zupke of Portage; nine nieces and nephews; and 13 great-nieces and great-nephews. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Theodore and Emma Moder; his sister, Barbara Clavette; his mother-in-law, Susan Zupke; and a brother-in-law, Jim Mahlberg.

Funeral Services will be held starting at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein. Pastor Reggie Williams will preside.

Family and friends may visit with Bob’s family at Sippel Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 to 11:45 a.m.

For further details please contact Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein at (920) 898-4300 or visit

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