Robert W. Zillmer Sr.

Aug. 10, 1912 – Feb. 14, 2010

Robert W. Zillmer Sr. was reunited with cherished wife, Elizabeth, on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at the age of 97.

He was the loving father of Robert W. Jr. (Linda); devoted grandfather of Robert W. III, Hannah and Matthew; and brother of David, Joyce Bauer, Eleanor Schuldt and Charlotte Riewe. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Delbert and Al; and sisters, Edna Clarke and Jean Dickinson.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 19, at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1615 N. Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa. A procession to Wisconsin Memorial Park to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.

The family would like to thank the loving and caring staff of ManorCare-Pewaukee and Heartland Hospice.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Wauwatosa is serving the family. For more information, call 414-774-5010 or visit online at