Robert Donald Shapiro
1942 - 2021
Robert Donald Shapiro

Oconomowoc - Bob passed away peacefully at age 78 on February 11, 2021. Born September 11, 1942, he was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Adeline Shapiro. He is survived by his adoring wife, Karen and five children: Lee Shapiro, Stacy (Dan) Baumgardt, Jenifer Shapiro, Tracy Shapiro, and Jeff (Dani) Shapiro as well as five grandchildren: Hunter and Sawyer Baumgardt, Evan Shapiro, Marcus and Mia Shapiro. Also survived by four siblings, Richard (Karen) Shapiro, Jon (Eileen) Shapiro, Sue (Tim) Hilliker and Brion Shapiro.

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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2021.
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I grew up on Sylvan in Whitefish Bay & the Shapiro family was a big part of my childhood. Sue still is one of my best friends. Bob, being the oldest, had his own circle of friends, but I remember him well. Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Barb Mago Hesse
February 18, 2021
We enjoyed our time with you and Bob watching so, so many baseball games together. We are so sorry for your loss.
Jim & Wendy Borchert
February 17, 2021
Dear Karen, Emily told me your sad news yesterday. It has been a horrible year and I can't imagine the loss you are suffering. Please know that we are thinking of you and remembering wonderful times spinning at Elite and socializing with you both. With deepest sympathies, Janet & John Melamed
Janet Melamed
February 17, 2021