Robert A. Zimmerly

Robert A. Zimmerly of Mequon found peace on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 at the age of 72.

Funeral services were held on Jan. 13 at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home in Me-quon.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday, prior to the service.

A private burial took place at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Robert was born in Milwaukee on June 11, 1935, the son of the late Clarence and Marion (nee Enk) Zimmerly. He graduated from Rufus King High School in 1953.

After 40 years of dedicated and proud service, he retired from the telephone company.

Robert loved to go up north where he spent many years boating, fishing and fixing things.

His greatest joy was spending quality time with his family and friends.

Robert was devoted to his wife and children, putting them above all else. He truly cherished them and all his close friendships.

Robert is survived by his wife of 51 years, Norma J. (nee Stensen); his children Michael (Lauren) Zimmerly of Pewaukee, Cheryl (Dennis) Donohue of Janes-ville and David (Margaret) Zimmerly of Pewaukee; his grandchildren Caitlin, Michaela, Robert, Bailey, Jordan and Paige; and his dog Sunny. He is further survived by many other loving relatives and dear friends.

Memorials in Robertís name may be directed to Grace Lutheran Church in Thiensville, the American Cancer Society or the Golden Retriever Rescue Fund.

For online condolences, please visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.