Robert Eugene Wang

Wang, Robert Eugene
49, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on February 7, 2013. He was born to Eugene and Ruth Wang on February 15, 1963 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The family moved to Arizona in November 1971. The family became members of St. John's Lutheran Church in Glendale where Rob enjoyed the youth activities and playing softball. Rob attended Apollo High School. Rob's first job was doing sheet metal fabrication for Western Air Conditioning. He would go on to enjoy working in all facets of metal fabrication while becoming an accomplished brake press operator. Rob worked for Allfab Engineering for 17 years.
Rob loved to fish and was an avid sports enthusiast. His knowledge of all sports and the player records and statistics was remarkable. His sports heroes were Pat Tillman and Kirby Puckett. Rob was most proud of his three nieces Dr. Danielle Wang, Karen Drazek and Megan Drazek and his nephew, Bryce Wang. He admired them and relished in their accomplishments. He will be missed. Rob is survived by his mother, Ruth Wang, sisters, Karen (Roger) Hansen, Mary (Joseph) Drazek and his brother David Wang. For service information contact Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City, AZ 623-974-2111. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 21, 2013