Robert W. ‘Bob’ Koltes


Sept. 19, 1927 - Jan. 10, 2013



Robert W. “Bob” Koltes graduated from Madison East High School in 1945. He married Joan Curtin on May 6, 1950.


He was a World War II Navy veteran and served on the Madison Fire Department. He worked as a salesman and manager for “The Big K” (with his father) and Edison Liquor.  He enjoyed sports, played golf and cheered on the Packers, Badgers and Brewers.  


He was the loving father of Kristine (David) Flanagan of Oconomowoc and grandfather of Bryan (Kelly) Flanagan of Nashville, Tenn., and Niall (Emily) Flanagan of Oconomowoc. He is also survived by two great grandchildren.  


Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Joan; a son, Greg; and his sister, Shirley Brewer.  


The family will hold a private memorial service Jan. 28. His final rest is in Resurrection Cemetery in Madison.  


Memorials appreciated to Shorehaven Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc, WI 53066. 


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.