Robert A. ‘Bob’ Dickert

Dec. 28, 1916 – Oct. 29, 2011

Robert A. "Bob" Dickert of Waukesha died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at age 94. He was born in Madison on Dec. 28, 1916, the son of Henry and Agnes (nee Schmeltzer) Dickert.

Bob was the owner and operator of the Whiteway at Goerke’s Corners. For the past eight years, Bob was a resident at Avalon Square.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Sandra (Barry) Bast of Manitowoc, Michael (Carol) Dickert of Brookfield, Kathy (Michael) McCord of Clintonville and Kenneth (Patti) Dickert of Hartland; his 10 grandchildren, Katherine (Tim Duggan) Bast, Bryan (Carrie) Bast, Elizabeth (James) Jenkins, Billy Dickert, Scotty Dickert, Meagan (Brian) Wolfe, Mindy McCord, Stacey Dickert, Corey (Lindsay) Dickert and Abbey Dickert; and seven great-grandchildren, Samantha and Ben Bast, Caitlin, James and Graham Jenkins and Shane and Levi Duggan. He is further survived by his sister, Lucille Gates of Whitewater, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth "Betty," and two sisters, Mary Specht and Florence Dickert.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Avalon Square, the Lutheran Home and Vitas Hospice for the wonderful care Bob received.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Friday, Nov. 4, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Howard Haase will preside. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwonago.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Avalon Square Presbyterian Homes, 222 Park Place, Waukesha, WI 53186, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com
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