Robert ‘Bob’ L. Zehren, 81

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, for Robert “Bob” L. Zehren who died on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the age of 81 from natural causes at Horizon Hospice in Mequon. Visitation will be held on Wednesday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the American Legion Post 288 walk through. Inurnment will be held on Saturday, April 27, at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg at 11:30 a.m. with military honors. Memorials to the Ozaukee County Humane Society or the Peter Wollner American Legion Post 288 are appreciated. For online condolences and to view his video tribute, please visit

Robert was born on Sept. 29, 1931, in West Bend to Alphonse and Marcella (St. Louis) Zehren. Bob was united in marriage to Kathleen (nee Krause) on July 29, 1967. Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting and liked to work with wood. Traveling was also an enjoyment of his. Robert proudly served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Peter Wollner American Legion Post 288. He worked for the Mequon-Thiensville School District for several years. Bob loved life, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Bob is survived by his wife, Kathleen; children, Lynda (George) VanDreel, Dennis and John (Doreen) Zehren; daughterin- law, Ruth Zehren; grandchildren, Edward (Lori) Arndt, Sandra (Travis Schoenborn) Arndt, Tim VanDreel, Brittany (John Stang) VanDreel, Eric (Kristin) Zehren, James (Lynn Filenius) Zehren, April Zehren, Jake Zehren, Travis Zehren, Eric (Kaley) Fuchs, Nick Fuchs, Emily (Brandon Hainstock) Zehren and Andrea (Daniel) Huffstetler; great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Robert, Susan, Andrew, Zaida, Laila, Emry, Ella, Liam, Adrian and Jordyn; siblings, Tom Zehren, Marjorie Anderson, Nancy (Donny) Peters and Sue (Richard) Weber; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Richard) Shallue; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Alphonse and Marcella; his son, Paul Zehren; his brother-in-law, Andy Anderson and his niece, Sandy Zehren.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.