Robert G. ‘Bob’ Wick


Dec. 9, 1921 - Jan. 28, 2013



Robert G. “Bob” Wick of Pewaukee died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Kirkland Crossings at the age of 91. Bob was born in Stoughton on Dec. 9, 1921, the son of Elmer and Elise (nee Bergstrom) Wick. 


He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and fought during World War II. Bob married the love of his life, Marjorie, on June 13, 1946. He was an executive of the American Red Cross in cities such as St. Paul, Milwaukee, Detroit and Washington, D.C. Bob greatly enjoyed sailing, golfing and discussing world politics with those around him.


Bob will be sadly missed by his children, Mary (Fred) Kubiak, David (Sandy) Wick, Tim (Cindy) Wick, Rita (Mike) Gluckstein, Paul (Mandy) Wick and Tony Wick; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and his sister-in-law, Rita Voigt. 


He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.


The visitation for Bob will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Monday, Feb. 4, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1755 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. The Rev. Kenneth Knippel will be officiating. A private interment will take place at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union GroveI. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bob’s name are appreciated to the American Red Cross, 2600 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233.


The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Kirkland Crossings and Seasons Hospice for all their loving care and support.


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