Robert ‘Bob’ A. Fryda
April 1, 1929 — Oct. 31, 2016

Lifelong Waukesha County dairy farmer Robert “Bob” A. Fryda was called to his eternal home on Monday, October 31, 2016, at the age of 87.

Born on April 1, 1929, to the late Ernest and Viola Fryda, Bob was the older brother of Blaine and Marjorie.

Bob was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 61 years, Betty Jane (Hoffmann), who passed away on December 30, 2013.

Bob is survived by four children, Vicki (Jim) Duwe, Denise Fryda, Mike (Penny) Fryda and Sue (Larry) Marincic; 14 grandchildren, Katy (Wes) Katzman, Suzy (Brett) Weeks, Kristina (Matt) Hopkins, Robert (Sarah) Duwe, Nicole (Jason) Keifenheim, Vince (Kim) Diorio, Mike Jr., Jesse, Taylor and Jordan Fryda, Meagan (Russ) Rutkowski, Bobbie (Nick) Mastronardi, Jamie (Brent) Griffin and Michael (Steph) Marincic; and 20 great-grandchildren, Jake, Elizabeth and Aaron Katzman, Connor and Tyler Weeks, Lillian and Baby Hopkins, Baby Duwe, Ellis, Cole, Baker and Jude Keifenheim, Francesca Diorio, Ethan and Dylan Rutkowski, Leo and Marcus Mastronardi, Cora Griffin and Mateo and Milan Marincic.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 13, at Faith Lutheran Church, W244N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Bob’s name at a later date.

Schmidt & Bartelt-A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Sussex is serving the family. For more information, call 262246-4774 or visit online at