Robert C. Bindrich, 83

Robert C. Bindrich, 83, of Boltonville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2009, surrounded by his family.

Robert was born on Feb. 18, 1925, to Fred and Frieda (Bielkowski) Bindrich in Milwaukee.

Robert married Bernice (Schacht) on April 17, 1948, in West Bend. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage.

He worked for the Gehl Co. for 39 years.

Robert was a jack of all trades and very creative. He enjoyed weaving, carving, dancing and his hobby farm. He always had a great sense of humor, and especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He was a World War II veteran, a member of the Gehl 25-year club, the Boltonville Sportsmenís Club and a pround member of New Horizon UCC.

Robert was loved and will be dearly missed by his wife, Bernice; children, Charles (Mari) of Kewaskum, Doug (Dorie) of DeForest, Rex (Pam) of Kewaskum, Sherri (Rick) Halfmann of Kewaskum, Jay (Sherry) of Plover, Amy (Jeff) Panzer of Kewaskum; his grandchildren, Vicki (Jamie) Jessup, Traci (Matt) Bindrich, Bryan and Kurt Bindrich, Chad (Robyn) Bindrich, Angie (Nick) Trost, Clint (Melissa) Bindrich, Jason (Tarra) Gundrum, Tammy (Jeramey) Werbelow, Kelly Gundrum, Dustin (Amber) Kitzman, Kyle Kitzman, Caleb, Josiah, Jaden Bindrich, Ian and Ashley Panzer; nine great-grandchildren; his brothers, James (Laverne) Bindrich of Kewaskum and Glen (Helen) Bindrich of Arkansas; his brothers-in-law, Vernon (Marion) Schacht of West Bend, Lloyd (Ruby) Schacht of Waldo, Lyle (Marlene) Schacht of Rubicon; a sister-in-law, Shirley (Armand) Becker of West Bend; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service for Robert will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at New Horizon UCC of Boltonville, 9663 Highway 144, Kewaskum, with the Rev. David Schlieter officiating.

Interment will take place at Boltonville Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church only on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until time of service, 7 p.m.

Memorials are appreciated to New Horizon UCC.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, 338-2050. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.