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Robert W. Altmann

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Robert W. Altmann Obituary
Altmann, Robert W.

Robert W. Altmann, 78, Marshfield, died peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Ministry St. Joseph's Palliative Care, Marshfield.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Rev. Eric Berns will officiate and music will be provided by a nephew, Paul Drexler and the Sweet Adelines of Marshfield. Burial will take place in Corpus Christi Cemetery, Bakerville. The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield and on Wednesday from 10:30 am until service time at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. A rosary service will be held at 5:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Robert was born on April 12, 1935 in Stratford, the son of William and Ida (Dennee) Altmann and was a 1953 graduate of Stratford High School. He married Janette R. McGinley on October 10, 1956 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Bakerville.

Bob retired after 36 years working for the street department for the city of Marshfield. He also operated a side business for many years painting parking stalls. He was known as a talented master carpenter.

Bob enjoyed camping and traveling with family and friends and spending winters in Florida after retirement. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society.

He is survived by his wife, Janette and their 3 children and 5 grandchildren, Kathleen (Rick) Bloczynski of Marshfield and their children, Ben and Robert Bloczynski and Rebecca (Brett) Rettenmund; Ken (Cheryl) Altmann of Marshfield and their children, Jennifer (Jesse) Frey, and Jordan Altmann; and Mark Altmann of Marshfield. He is also survived by 3 great grandchildren, Logan and Payton Frey and Ace Rettenmund. He is further survived by 3 brothers, Richard (Dorothy) Altmann of Stratford, Donald (Kay) Altmann of Wisconsin Rapids, and James (Dixie) Altman of Kansas City, MO, a sister, Adeline (Richard) Drexler of Stratford and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, and 2 sisters, Elaine Spence and June Lange.

Memorials may be designated in Bob's name to the Children's Miracle Network, Marshfield.

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Published in the Marshfield News Herald on May 13, 2013
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