Robert O. Kumrow, 87

Robert O. Kumrow, 87, of West Bend, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in West Bend.

He was born on July 21, 1924, in West Bend to the late Arnold and Ella (nee Gerhardt) Kumrow. Bob graduated from West Bend High School in the class of 1942. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II. On May 29, 1948, he was united in marriage to Bernice Feiten at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Bernice preceded him in death on April 15, 2008.

Bob worked as an adjustment manager for the West Bend Company and was a member of their 25-year club, retiring in 1986. Bob was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and West Bend Moose Lodge 1398.

He is survived by his two children, Ken (Beth) Kumrow of Menomonee Falls and Steve (Penny) Kumrow of Wagoner, OK; six grandchildren, Scott Kumrow, Tammy Kumrow, Stephanie (Mark) Milosevich, Craig Kumrow, Darrick Hyland and Jared Hyland; sister, Doris Fisher of West Bend; other relatives and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice; brother, Arnold Kumrow and brother-in-law, Bernard Fisher.

A memorial service in remembrance of Bob will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Inurnment will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in Holy Angels Cemetery.

Memorials to Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation, P.O. Box 1388 Waukesha, WI 53187-1388 are appreciated by the family.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at