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Robert "Bob" Bartz

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Robert "Bob" Bartz Obituary
Bartz, Robert "Bob"

Robert "Bob" Bartz went to his eternal home on Saturday, August 9th at the age of 88 years. Bob was born in Suring, Wisconsin on September 27th, 1925 to the late Paul and Emma (Schoessow) Bartz.

Bob graduated from St. John's Lutheran School at Hayes, Wisconsin and later at Suring High School in 1944. He was drafted into military service and served in the US Navy from 1944 until 1946.

After his military service he enrolled at Marquette University in January 1947 and graduated from Valparaiso University in 1951 with a bachelor's degree in business and political science.

After graduation he served briefly as acting alumni secretary at his alma mater and became associated with Aid Association for Lutherans (now Thrivent for Lutherans) as a sales representative.

Bob married the love of his life, Alice at Messiah Lutheran Church in Chicago in 1952.

In 1954 he began a 32 year career as personal director for three local companies.

Bob had a long standing interest in aviation and held membership in both the local and national experimental aircraft associations and the local model flying club. Fishing in Canada with brothers and friends for 25 years were lasting wonderful memories.

Bob is survived by his wife, Alice after a marriage of 62 years, a son Steven (Barbara) of Palm Bay, Florida, a son Philip of Green Bay, and a daughter Susan of Indianapolis, Indiana, grandchildren Michael (Elizabeth) of Escanaba Michigan, Warren of Green Bay and great grandchildren Caleb, Aiden and Brooklyn.

Bob was the last survivor of the Paul and Emma Bartz family. He was preceded in death by his three brothers Harold, Roland and William and two sisters Elda Truebenbach and Rufina Schuettpelz.

He was very proud of the accomplishments of his many nieces and nephews who live from Hawaii to the eastern U.S.

Visitation for Bob will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Beautiful Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2160 Packerland Drive, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. John Meyer officiating. Entombment will be held at the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

Online condolences maybe expressed at In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Bob's name.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Meves for his many years of care, and the nursing staffs at Bellin Hospital, Rennes Health and ReHab Center, and Unity Hospice for all their compassionate care.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2014
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