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Robert L. Jenkin

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Robert L. Jenkin Obituary
Jenkin, Robert L.

Robert L. Jenkin, age 71, of Wisconsin Rapids died Thursday July 27, 2017 in Wisconsin Rapids.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday August 4, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. William Menzel will officiate. Entombment will be at Forest Hill Mausoleum, with military rites provided by Wisconsin Rapids VFW Post #2534. Visitation will be held Friday at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Ritchay Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

Bob was born January 31, 1946 in Bremerton, Washington to Harold and Sylvia (Burgeson) Jenkin. He married Lois Fenske on February 10, 1973 in Wisconsin Rapids. Bob served in the US Air Force for four years. He was employed for over 30 years by 3M and later Imation in Nekoosa, retiring in 2002.

Bob enjoyed golfing, bowling and was an avid Packer and Badger fan. Bob was meticulous in caring for his yard. He was a very generous and caring man always willing to help. The most important part of Bob's life was his family!

He is survived by his wife Lois of Wisconsin Rapids; three sons Jeff Jenkin of Wisconsin Rapids, Kyle Jenkin of Wisconsin Rapids and Joe (Jen) Jenkin on Denver, CO; three grandchildren Dawson Jenkin, Dalton Jenkin and Renesmee Kowal and by four sisters Muriel Derrrie of Wisconsin Rapids, Sue Seidel of Wisconsin Rapids, Lorraine Grode of Port Edwards and Christine (John) Harper of Wisconsin Rapids. Bob is further survived by good friend Denny Hoffman and in laws Charlie Fenske of Arlington, TX, Robert (Mary) Fenske of Rockdale, TX, Jim (Mary) Fenske of Wadsworth, OH, Norbert Fenske of Port Edwards and Mary Jane Fenske of Baraboo.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his sister July Wilke, two brothers Jack and Joe Jenkin, brothers in law Bob Derrie, Joe Grode, Carl Seidel and Vilas Gumz and by his father and mother in law Melvin and Lorraine Fenske.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on July 31, 2017
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