Robert F. Groh

Sept. 16, 1949 – Nov. 5, 2013

Robert F. Groh of the Town of Delafield was born Sept. 16, 1949, and born to eternal life Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert M. Groh, and father-in-law, Nicholas Movrich.

He was the best friend and loving husband of 40 years to Patricia (nee Movrich); dear father of Tracy (Shaun) Farrell, Timothy (Melissa) Groh and Rebecca (Ryan) Harvey; dear son of Alma M. Groh; son-in-law of Wilma Movrich; proud grandpa of Samuel, Brooklyn, Jack, Leah, Dylan and Nathan; dear brother of Mark (Kristine) Groh and Michael (Jule) Groh; and dear brother-in-law of Nick (Nancy) Movrich and Bob (Kim) Movrich. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Bob was born in Richmond Center to Robert M. and Alma M. Groh. He moved to Mukwonago in 1960 and graduated from Mukwonago High in 1967. He continued his studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In 1973, he married Patricia Movrich and had three wonderful children.

Bob worked 12 years at Spancrete in Waukesha, and by the late 1970s joined Surface Maintenance, the family’s construction business. In 1981, he formed a business with his brother called Geo-Synthetics, which became nationally recognized.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. A private interment will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Catholic Memorial High School, the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obit or directions on your smartphone, text 1312019 to 414-301-6422.

“Bob will be best remembered as being the greatest grandfather a kid could have”