Robert R. Johnson
May 22, 1931 — Oct. 22, 2014
Robert R. Johnson was called home by our Heavenly Father on October 22, 2014, at the age of 83. He was born on May 22, 1931, in Milner, N.D., and lived most of his life in Waukesha.
Robert served in the Air Force as a staff sergeant until March 22, 1955. On October 5, 1957, he married Dorothy A. Hansen at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waukesha, and they were blessed with 57 years of marriage. For 35 years, Bob worked, bowled for and retired from AT&T. He also enjoyed the Packers, golf, “Bob Johnsons,” and laughing with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Hansen); children Susan, Robert and Craig (Bev) Johnson; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Patricia Johnson; and five nephews, their families and many friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Johnson, and brother Gordon “Jug” Johnson.
Visitation will be on October 25, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186, from 10 AM to 11 AM, with a service to follow at 11 AM. Robert will be laid to rest at Highland Memorial Park, 14875 W. Greenfield Ave., New Berlin, WI 53151-1515.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (address above) are appreciated.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.