Robert J. ‘Bob’ Kopydlowski
Sept. 29, 1965 — Sept. 24, 2016

Robert J. “Bob” Kopydlowski, age 50, of Wales, died at his home with his loving family at his side on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Bob was born September 29, 1965, to James and Patricia (Hinebaugh) Kopydlowski in Milwaukee. He married the love of his life, Diane R. Lofy, on September 24, 1988, at Holy Hill.

Bob was an English/history teacher, coach and principal at Lake Geneva Badger High School from 1989 until his retirement in 2016. Bob loved fishing, golf, sports, the Packers and American history. Bob also loved nature, especially the family trips to the various national parks.

Bob is survived by his wife of 28 years, Diane of Wales; his children, Lauren and Tyler; his parents, Jim and Pat Kopydlowski of West Bend; his siblings, Jeff (special friend Diane) Kopydlowski of West Bend, Debbie (Bob) Guerndt of Slinger and Donna (special friend of family Linda) Kopydlowski of Hartford; his father-inlaw, Gerald Lofy Sr. of Richfield; brothers-in-law, Gordon (Tamme) Lofy and David (Mary Jo) Lofy, both of Richfield, and Gerald (Heidi) Lofy Jr. of Slinger; sister-in-law, Mary (Peter) Schleicher of Hartland; and other relatives and many, many good friends.

Preceding Bob in death are his mother-in-law, Lucille; his grandparents; and other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial for Bob will be at 7:00PM Thursday, September 29, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, S38-W31602 Wern Way, Genesee Depot, with the Rev. Chuck Wrobel officiating. Visitation for Bob will be at the church from 2:30PM until the time of Mass. Memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be directed to the family for a scholarship fund to be set up in Bob’s name.

Thelen Funeral Services of Genesee is honored to be assisting the family. For further information or to sign the online guest registry, please go to