Robert "Bob" C. Bloemer

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 18 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Saukville for Robert "Bob" C. Bloemer of Saukville, who passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006 at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg at the age of 70. The Rev. Karl Acker will celebrate the Mass. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will take place with full military honors at St. Maryís Cemetery in Saukville. Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington is serving the family.

Bob was born in De Pere on Jan. 28, 1936, son of the late Neil and Violet (nee Snortum) Bloemer. On Sept. 22, 1956 he married Janice Randall at St. Maryís Catholic Church in De Pere. After serving his country in the U.S. Navy, Bob became a driver for Greyhound, retiring after 27 years. He then started his second career as a "turf care specialist" at the Squires Country Club in Port Washington.

Bob enjoyed playing golf, playing cards and fishing. He was also a huge sports fan and his favorite teams were the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a member of the Landt-Thiel American Legion Post in Saukville.

Bob is survived by his wife Janice of Saukville; children Bruce (Bonnie) Bloemer of Port Washington, Steve (Carol) Bloemer of Appleton, Julie (David) Monroe of Saukville, Kathy (Mike) Panarusky of Grafton, Dr. Byron (Dr. Jane Harris) Bloemer of Cedarburg and Paul (Joy) Bloemer of Grafton; grandchildren Michelle (Matt) Fritschel, Brian Monroe, Jill Bloemer, Ashley Bloemer, Michael Monroe, Megan Panarusky and Sarah Bloemer; and sisters Ruth (Byron) Nelson of De Pere and Terry (Jay) Vanderloop of De Pere.

Bob is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Bobís name will be established. For online condolences, please visit www.funeralplan.