Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Robert 'Bob' C. Schuebel

Robert C. Schuebel, age 78, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI. Robert was born in Boyd, WI, on November 6, 1930, son of the late Andrew G. and Josephine (Nee: Mahal) Schuebel.

Bob served as Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War. On May 17, 1954, he was united in marriage to Alice E. Barstow who preceded him in death on April 5, 2005. He worked at SC Johnson for thirty-eight years, retiring in 1990, and loved building clocks. Bob was a member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, Catholic Men’s Association, Catholic Family Life Insurance Fraternity, Deutcher Manner Verein, Moose Lodge, Past Commanders Club, V.F. W. Post 10301, and the Johnson Wax “20-Year Club.” Bob loved planning his annual “Bus Trip” with his friends and loving wife of fifty years. He also enjoyed spending time at the “Cool Dude Ranch” in Eau Claire County with family and friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his six children, Andy (Deb) Schuebel, Daniel Schuebel, Gail (Patrick) Bowe, Charles (Vivian) Schuebel, Mary Jo (Jerald) Kopf, Christopher Schuebel; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Laura) Schuebel, Amy Schuebel, Roxanne Schuebel, Dana (James) Pettigrew, Victoria Schuebel, Sarah Borchardt, Robert C. Schuebel, Christy Jo Kopf, Anna Kopf; his three great-grandchildren, Dominic, Jordan and Felicity; brothers, Harold (Nona) Schuebel, Donald Schuebel, James (Lorraine) Schuebel; sister, Phyllis Burish; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Eleanor (Willard) Benish, George Barstow, and Jean (Jack) Nelson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 1903 Green Street, on January 17, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Don Zerkel officiating. Entombment with full military honors will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society have been suggested.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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