Robert H. ‘Bob’ Schuett Jr.
July 14, 1926 – May 20, 2012
Robert H. “Bob” Schuett Jr., of Waukesha found peace Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his home at the age of 85. He was born in Waukesha on July 14, 1926, the son of Robert H. and Mabel (nee Grover) Schuett Sr.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and then attended Carroll College. On Oct. 8, 1949, he married Constance “Connie” Coley at First Presbyterian Church; she preceded him in death May 11, 2011. Bob owned the Purity Bakery in Waukesha and Bonanza Restaurant. He also worked as a realtor for many years, but for the majority of his life he was a farmer, where he raised beef and grain. He was a lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church, was a member and past president of the Waukesha Golden K Kiwanis, a member and past president of the Waukesha Optimist Club and a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Lodge #37. He was a proud supporter and grand marshal of the Waukesha County Fair.
Bob will be sadly missed by his children, Jeff Schuett of Oconomowoc, Randy (Brenda) Schuett of Waukesha, Robert (Linda) Schuett of Mukwonago, David (Shelli) Schuett of Dillon, Mont., and Laurie Mike) Hollern of Waukesha. He was the proud grandfather of Gabriel Schuett of Madison, Becca Ben) Smaglick of Madison Nick Schuett of Spindale, N.C., Tina Schuett of Traverse City, Mich., Leslie Mike) Rather of Mukwona go, Aaron (Andi) Schuett of Mukwonago, Renee (Matt) Schuster of Hudson, Ohio, Scott Schuett of Mukwonago, Brian (Melissa) Schuett of Waukesha, Blade, Austin and Kaz Schuett all of Dillon and Kade and Jace Hollern of Waukesha. He is further survived by his eight great-grandchildren; his sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Lick of Waukesha; his brother, Jack “John” Janet) Schuett of Long Lake, Minn., along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to his wife, Connie, he was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Tim Lick.
A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, May 26, at the First Presbyterian Church, 810 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Following the service, the family will greet friends at a celebration of Bob’s life from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Merrill Hills Country Club, W270-S3425 Merrill Hills Road, Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Car roll University, 100 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186; or to First Presbyterian Church (address above).
For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.