Robert D. ‘Bob’ Berner

Robert D. "Bob" Berner, 66, of Hartland, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006.

Bob was an active member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served as past president. He also was past president of AAL Branch 710. After 20 years working for the Hartland Fire Department, he retired as a lieutenant. Bob was secretary of the Hartland Athletic Advancement Association, a member and trail master of the North Lake Nomads Snowmobile Club and a member of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association. He belonged to Local 577 Union and worked as a pressman for 40 years before retiring. Currently, he worked for Joseph Lorenz Inc.

Surviving are his wife, Darolyn "Dusty" (nee Beerbohm); and his daughters, Laurie (Brian) Zastrow of Baraboo, Kristie (Dan) Santosus of Hartland, Julie (James) Meyer of Ashippun and Hollie (Kevin) Riemer of Sussex. Further surviving Bob are his granddaughters, Kayla and Kendal Zastrow, Adrianna Santosus, Hadley and Carly Meyer, and Brittanie Riemer; his mother, Ruth Berner of Waterloo; his brother, Richard (Carol) Berner of Watertown; and his sisters, Evelyn (John) Lueck of Green Lake, Marie (Mel) Mertz of Lake Mills, Elaine (Gerald) Baumann of Waterloo and Peggy (James) Keach of Lake Mills.

He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Berner, and his sister, Norma Benike.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 415 W. Capitol Drive, Hartland. Burial will be in the Hartland Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call the church from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and also from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or AngelsGrace Hospice.

The Evert-Luko Funeral Home of Hartland is assisting the family and can be reached at 367-2156.