Robert L.‘Bob’ Schossow

Sept. 7, 1925 – Sept. 22, 2012

Robert L. “Bob” Schossow of Dousman died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. Robert was born Sept. 7, 1925,
in Algoma, the son of Adolf and Minnie (Lassen) Schossow.

Bob proudly served in World War II and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. Bob worked as a parts manager for Ray Hudson Chevrolet and the Gerlach Co. for many years. He was also an active member of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Bob will be deeply missed by his children, Gary and Beckie of La Crosse; his stepchildren, Michael (Sandra) Huebner of Waukesha, Gary (Carla) Huebner of Nebraska and Barbara (Warren) Griffin of Dousman; his grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by cousins, other relatives and friends. The Burns family is deserving of great appreciation and recognition since they have always made Bob a part of their family.

Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorna, in 1983; and second wife, Darlene, in 2001.

The first visitation for Bob will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 470 Oak Crest Drive, Wales, WI 53183. The Rev. Allen Behnke will be officiating. There will be a second visitation held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 328 E. Broadway St., Winona, MN 55987, with burial following immediately at Woodlawn Cemetery in Winona with full military honors. The Rev. Richard A. Moore will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church (see address above) or St. Martin’s Lutheran School (see the church address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit or call 542-6609.