Klaips, Robert W. "Bobby'
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Robert W. Klaips "Bobby" 62, born Jan. 4, 1951,
to Raymond Sr, and Patricia A. (Wilkinson) Klaips in Nebraska, passed peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 3, 2013, in Saint Petersburg, FL, where he had moved to from Stevens Point, WI.
Bob served in the U.S, Army. He married Dorothy (Jungwirth), then Denise (Winkler).
Bob leaves behind fiancee, Amy Pelletier; daughter, Loralee (Klaips) Cambron (Philip); sister, Sandra (Klaips) Ostrowski; brothers, Raymond Jr (Lori), Patrick, Harold "Marty", James "Barry" and Timothy Klaips; grandchildren, Ashlynn, Emmaleigh and Madeleine; stepchildren, Lisa (Pence), Landon Winkler (Lyz), Chelsea (Nathan) Alpaugh and Evan (Lynn) Pelletier.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Justin, grandson, Jonathan and his dog, Judah.
All of us lucky enough to of known Bob know that he lived an eventful life and certainly had more lives than a cat. Once a friend you were a friend for life. He would do whatever he could to help someone. If Bob couldn't dazzle you with brilliance he was more than happy to baffle you.
A memorial service was held at Family Oasis Victory Center on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Burial to be held at Central WI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, WI at a later date.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on Feb. 12, 2013