Robert A. Bischel

Dec. 16, 1920 - Oct. 20, 2006

Robert A. Bischel, 85, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his residence in Dousman surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 16, 1920, in Dousman, the son of Herbert and Edna (Nold) Bischel.

Bob was a lifelong resident of Dousman, where he was a member of St. Brunos Catholic Church, member of the Dousman American Legion, member of the Dousman Fire Department, and he was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed salesman for agriculture products.

He is survived by his children, Donald Bischel of Dousman, Barbara Wilson of Waukesha, Beverly Bischel of Dousman, Nancy (David) Williams of Dousman and Lori (Howard) Olson of Whitewater; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirlene; son, Larry; brother, Harold (Dutch); and a sister, Shirlianne.

A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 24, at St. Brunos Catholic Church in Dousman. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services today at the church. The Rev. Ralph Gross will officiate. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at St. Brunos Cemetery, (meet at church) with full military honors.

If desired, memorials to St. Brunos endowment fund or the Dousman EMTs.

Special thanks to the Rolland Nelson Crossroads Home Hospice for their care.

Mealys Funeral Home in Eagle is serving the Bischel family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 594-2442.