Robert E. Coffey Jr., 70


Robert E. Coffey Jr. of Milwaukee entered eternal life of June 14, 2013, at the age of 70.

Bob was born in San Diego to Robert E. Sr. and Jane (nee Klein) Coffey and married Sandra (nee Woelbing) on June 19, 1965, at St. Ceilia’s Catholic Church in Thiensville.

Bob had a love first and foremost for his family. Bob served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1964 to 1970. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 4520 Cedarburg from 1976 to 1994 and was the Grand Knight from 1982 to 1983. Bob was a foundry supervisor for Evinrude Motors, TJ Brooks and Tower Automotive and an attendant at Standard Parking at Froedtert Hospital.

Bob has volunteered and has done many great things for the Cedarburg community. For fun, Bob was a big fan of car racing, the Green Bay Packers and a huge lover of the Milwaukee Brewers. Bob will be mostly remembered as a hard-working, loving family man. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Sandra of Milwaukee; and loving companion of 17 years, Gloria Beaudoin of Milwaukee. He was the loving father to Chris (Bill) Horejs of Wauwatosa and Anthony (Corinne) Coffey of Cedarburg; greatest grandpa to Nickolas, Melanie and Anna; loving son-in-law to Mary Ann Woelbing of Mequon; loving brother to Patrick (Susan) Coffey of West Allis, Joseph (Christine) Coffey of Menomonee Falls and Susan Artrip of Moncks Corners, S.C.; dear brother- in-law to Carl (Pam) Woelbing of Grafton and Lee (Lisa) Woelbing of Franksville.

He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his loving parents, Robert Sr. and Jane.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg. Entombment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Memorials to the Make a Wish Foundation are appreciated.

For online condolences, please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.