Robert R. Traupmann
Sept. 17, 1918 — June 7, 2016
Robert R. Traupmann of Waukesha died on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 97. He was born in Milwaukee on September 17, 1918, the son of Raymond and Minnie (nee Brown) Traupmann.
He received his mechanical engineering degree from Marquette University and designed machinery for many years. He was a member of the James M. Hays Lodge #331 Free & Accepted Masons, the Kilbourn Lodge #9 Royal & Select Masons, Order of the Eastern Star Wauwatosa Chapter #219 and LaBelle Chapter #40 as well as a member of Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary J. Traupmann (nee Holmes) Traupmann of Waukesha; his children, Kenneth (Suzanne Fitch) Traupmann of San Diego, Greg (Jackie) Traupmann of Perth, Australia, Charles (Marilynn) Traupmann of San Pedro, Calif., and Lynne Traupmann of Milwaukee; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his dear friends Alice and Mark Szymik and their children Isaac, Maya and Abigayle of Park Falls, along with other relatives and friends.
A private burial will be held at a later date at Prairie Home Cemetery.
Memorials are appreciated to the family to be distributed to various charities.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.