Robert F. “Bobby” Gessert

Robert F. “Bobby” Gessert, 65, of Pleasant Prairie, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at his residence.

Born in West Bend on June 15, 1944, he was the son of the late Floyd and Esther (Dilling) Gessert. He was a graduate of West Bend High School and received a bachelor’s degree from UW-Milwaukee.

From 1964 to 1969, he honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy.

In June, 1967 in West Bend, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Knutson.

For over 34 years, Bobby owned and operated his own business.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen of Kenosha; his two sons, Robb Gessert of Troy, Mo. and Adam (Nicki) Gessert of Tulsa, Okla.; his brother, Charles Gessert of Fla.; his sister, Bonnie (Mickie) Beth of Cascade, and his four grandchildren, Maxwell, Mason, Grant and Mia Gessert.

The Rev. Jennifer Arnold of Lord of Life Lutheran Church officiated Private funeral services. Private inurnment will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial remembrances to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, Kenosha, is serving the family.
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