Cedarburg resident Robert A. Boivin was reunited in
heaven with his wife, Carol, on Wednesday, Sept. 26,
2012, at the age of 84.
He is survived by his children, David (Nancy) Boivin
of Jackson, Kenneth (Jeanne) Boivin of Grafton and Ann
(Tom) Ruska of Grafton; grandchildren, Ben, Melissa
(Damian) and Brooke; Christie and Alex; and Christopher
and Morgan; great-grandson, Anthony, and brother, Fran (Elfreida)
Boivin of Cudahy. He is further survived by other
relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday,
Sept. 29, at St. Francis Borgia Church-North in
Cedarburg. Burial with military honors was at St Francis
Memorials to the church or the American Heart
Association are appreciated.
Just over 60 years ago, on Sept. 13, 1952, Bob
married his wife, Carol, at St Francis Borgia
Church-South. Carol passed away in April of this year.
With Carol, the former city treasurer, they provided the
city of Cedarburg with a combined 61 years of service.
Bobís 33 years of service started with the Cedarburg
Light & Water Utility and he retired as the
superintendent of the wastewater treatment facility. He
also maintained the Cedarburg Outdoor Pool and was a
volunteer for the Cedarburg Fire Department.
Bob grew up in LíAnse, Mich., with his brother and
three sisters. His father was the private chef for Henry
Ford. Bob and his family had the opportunity to
personally meet Henry Ford on several occasions.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army after he
graduated from high school in 1946 and was stationed in
Japan. Bob served, lived and loved the city of Cedarburg
and will be fondly remembered.
Schramka Funeral Home assisted the family.