Robert "Bob" Tetzlaff(1937 - 2014)

Tetzlaff, Robert "Bob"

Robert "Bob" C. Tetzlaff, 76, Green Bay, passed away on March 6, 2014 at his home. He was born on August 29, 1937 to the late Carl and Alva (Gegare) Tetzlaff in Green Bay.

Bob married Marge Kuiper on September 11, 1965 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Bob served his country in the Marine Corps. and has always been proud to be a Marine. Bob retired after 41 years at Wisconsin Protective Coating.

Bob was a faithful Packer fan, having season tickets since the 1960's. Some of Bob's favorite things to do were biking, canoeing and reading. He always looked forward to taking trips to St. Germain, WI and Florida. Bob's fondest memories were those spent with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Marge of 48 years; a son, Steve ( Paula) Tetzlaff; two daughters, Julie (Stacie) Tetzlaff and Tricia (Pete) McGinty; grandchildren, Abby, Christopher, Olivia, Claire, Quinn, Annie, Becky (Andrew); great-grandchildren, Devon and Amelia; a sister, Marilyn (Dick) Bellisle; brothers-in-law, Dick (Pat) Kuiper, Wayne (Judy) Kuiper and Dan (Jill) Kuiper. Bob is also survived by nieces, nephews, good friends and his buddy, Cedric the cat.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Norbert and Ruth Kuiper and a brother-in-law, John Kuiper.

Visitation for Robert will be held at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 2270 S. Oneida Street, on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 9:00am to 11:00 am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am with the Rev. John H. Harper officiating. Military Honors will follow.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com

A very special thank you to all the staff at Unity Hospice and Green Bay Oncology with Dr. David Groteluschen, M.D. as well as Dr. Jennifer Burns, M.D., for the wonderful care given to Bob.

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1350 Lombardi Avenue Green Bay, WI 54304
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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2014