Robert L. Vandervelden
1940 - 2020
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Robert L. Vandervelden

Green Bay - Robert L. Vandervelden, 80, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was born on September 30, 1940 in Green Bay to Virgil and Eva (Hansen) Vandervelden.

On August 27, 1966, Robert married Beverly Diederich. He enjoyed working at the farm. Robert was a butcher for Blazei's, Super Ron's and Jubilee Foods, and owned and operated The Meating Place in Vickery Village for seven years.

Robert enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, who knew him as pa and papa.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Beverly; children, Lee Vandervelden and Scott (Jill) Vandervelden; grandchildren, Trent and Kodey; great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Thomas, and Montana; his sisters, Ellen (Tim) Murphy, Jane (Richard) Korpela, and Lois (Marcus) Nichols; nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 25; followed by the Funeral Service at 1 p.m. With concerns for the coronavirus, masks are required for all in attendance wear masks. The visitation will be limited to 40 people at a time in the funeral home, with others waiting outside observing physical distancing and proper sanitization. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at or cards may be sent to Blaney Funeral Home to the attention of Robert Vandervelden's family and they will be forwarded on.

Due to travel concerns, a Memorial Service with Robert's sisters will be planned for a later date.

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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2020.
11:00 - 01:00 PM
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November 24, 2020
You have our condolences may god bless,
Joan and Jerry Diederich
November 23, 2020
To Bob’s family, I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a very caring and wonderful person who will be surely missed by all.
Gail Nohr
November 21, 2020
Lee and family, sorry to hear of your loss
mike brunette
November 21, 2020
Bev., and family,
You have our sincere sympathy for your loss of Bob. We were so glad to have the chance to visit with Bob and you when we had you over to our home for lunch in July. May he Rest In Peace.
John and Linda Vogel
November 21, 2020
Bev you have my sympathy is the loss of Bob. My dad (John Valentine) always went to the meeting place and so enjoyed it. May Bob R.I.P.
God be with and Bless you and the family.
Sandy Valentine JOhnson
November 21, 2020
Bob was a great guy. I always enjoyed working with him at Bay Port FFA Alumni functions. My condolences to Bev, Lee, Scott and the rest of the family. Lois LeMere
Lois LeMere
November 20, 2020
May he rest in peace.
Vern Malchow
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