EAST TROY |
Robert E. Dornfeld
Jan. 8, 1937 ó June 4, 2016
Robert E. Dornfeld of East Troy died on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 79. He was born in Watertown on January 8, 1937, the son of Oscar and Irene (nee Turke) Dornfeld.
Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army. On June 7, 1960, he married Betty Lou Eddy and together they celebrated 56 years together. Robert worked for Schneider Transport as a truck driver for many years. He loved to play cards, especially sheepshead and euchre and also loved playing his cherry machines. Most of all, he cherished the time he spent with his family.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Betty of East Troy, and their children, Theresa (Charles) Heyer of Waukesha and Todd (Paula) Dornfeld of Elkhorn; his six grandchildren, Jessica (Jacob) Bolton, Jennifer (boyfriend DJ) Heyer, USMC Staff Sgt. Charles Heyer, Erika Heyer, Allison (Patrick) Fladten and Kaitlyn Dornfeld; and two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Brielle. He is further survived by his sisters-in-law Jane Dornfeld and Donna Dornfeld along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers David and Lee Dornfeld.
A celebration of Robertís life will be held privately by the family. He will be laid to rest at a later date at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Robertís name are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.