Robert L. Thurloff, 58


Robert “Bob” L. Thurloff, 58, of Hartford, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Sept. 26, 1953, in Watertown to Martin and Hilda (Neumann) Thurloff. Robert was united in marriage to Patty Rosin on April 24, 1987, in West Bend.

Robert worked at Chrysler-Mariner in Hartford during the 1970s, where he established long-lasting friendships. He will be remembered for his dedication and hard work. He also worked for many construction companies within the union.

He enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, softball, playing pool and spending time with friends. He especially enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers and Brewer games up until his death.

He is survived by his loving wife, Patty; three sons, Ryan of Hartford, Chad (Lori) of Green Bay, and Marcus (Dawn Altergott) Thurloff and her son Stephen Altergott of Hartford; his grandson Myles Thurloff; mother Hilda Thurloff of Watertown and mother-in-law Elaine Rosin of Hartford; siblings, Donna (Eugene) Elsie of Watertown, Carol (George) Altizer of Lake Mills, and Gary (Mary) Thurloff of Neosho, sister-in-laws, Debbie (Clarence) Baerwald of Iron Ridge and Cathy (Tom) Zimmermann of Watertown. Bob is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Martin Thurloff, father-in-law, Vernon Rosin and brother-inlaw, Bruce Rosin.

Funeral services for Bob will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home, with Pastor Doug Livingston officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at 10 a.m.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all of their friends and family for their compassion, love, and ongoing support during Bob's fight.

The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family; (262) 673-9500 and www.shimonfuneralhome.com