Robert A. Boivin, 84

Longtime 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 Borgia Cemetery.

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.