Dr. Robert Starr

Viroqua, Wisconsin

Nov 9, 1926 – Mar 16, 2018


November 9, 1926
March 16, 2018
Viroqua, Wisconsin


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Thorson Funeral Home Obituary

Dr. Starr was born on November 9, 1926 and passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018. Dr. Starr was a resident of Viroqua, Wisconsin at the time of passing. He loved growing up in this small, Richland County city and he graduated from Richland Center High School in 1944. Military honors will be presented by Jacobson-Olson American Legion Post No. 138, Running-Johnson-Ray VFW Post No. 3032, and the U.S. Navy Honors Team. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at the Viroqua United Methodist Church with Pastor Jean Waldron officiating. Burial will take place at the Viroqua Cemetery. Visitation at the Thorson Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on March 23, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Viroqua Area Foundation, the Viroqua High School Athletic Department, the Viroqua United Methodist Church, the Vernon County Humane Society, the Vernon County Historical Society, or the Temple Theatre.

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I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Robert Starr. While I was in medical school, he was my supervisor in a family practice clerkship based in Viroqua, though my medical school in Chicago. Dr. Starr did this as. favor to me and my family so that I could be with my grandfather during some of his last days. I learned from him what it was to be the kind of physician that I wanted to be. I had enormous respect and affection for him.