Robert J. ‘Dobber’ Bloom

Dec. 22, 1936 – Feb. 17, 2011

Robert J. "Dobber" Bloom passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at the age of 74.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Linski.

He was the loving husband of 51 years to Barbara (nee Goltz); proud dad of Sharon, Steve (Debbie) and Stu (Patti) Bloom; loving grandpa of Mike (Beth), Stephanie, Jake, Matt, Zachary and Natalie; and great-grandpa of Ruby and Ethan.

Bob "Dobber" will be missed by his family and dear friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, 1301 Century Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Waukesha Memorial Hospital for their kind care.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Feb. 20, at Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-2030 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.