Robert Way, 87

Robert T. Way Sr., of Campbellsport, 87, passed away at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac Tuesday June 18, 2013. Robert was born on March 4, 1926 in Newburgh, N.Y. to George and Caroline Way. He was the 10th of 11 children.

Robert served his country with two tours of duty in the Army at the end of World War II and also during the Korean War where he was awarded numerous medals including two Purple Hearts of which he never talked about.

Bob was united in marriage to his “blind date” Doris Galligan on Nov. 3, 1951, at Dundee’s Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. Harvey Kahrs. Bob farmed, drove a milk truck and worked 35 years at the West Bend Company retiring in 1988. He enjoyed camping, gardening, fishing and, in his early years, hunting.

Robert is survived by his wife of 61 years Doris, three sons and two daughters Henry (Anna) Way, Phyllis (Ron) Kaehne, Howard (Anh “Mi Mi”) Way, Robert (Debbie) Way Jr. and Peggy (Roy) Demge, his grandchildren Christopher (Sofia) Way, Craig (Heather) Way, Melissa (Ray) Robinson, Kyle (Michelle) Kaehne, David (Andrea) Cibulka, Jenny Molina, Tom Demge, and Jasmine Demge, his great-grandchildren Courtni, Rhaiyana, AnaSofia, Danilyn, Kaylee, Gabbie, Alex, Ray, Ruger, and a blessing on the way. Robert is also survived by his brother Harry Way, his brothers-in-law and sisters- in-law Ruth Long, James and Jackie Galligan, Joanne Galligan and Melvin and Genny Stoffel, and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his nine brothers and sisters and their spouses and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Donald and Virginia Galligan, Mabel and Herb Wehner, Levi and Donna Galligan, Orville and Patsy Galligan, Edward Galligan, Roy Galligan, and Leo Long.

Visitation will be Friday, June 21 from 3-6 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home 109, W. Main St., Campbellsport, followed by funeral services at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. at the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum in Ledgeview Memorial Park, Fond du Lac.

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