Robert Goethel, 51
Oct. 5, 1964 — Oct. 8, 2015

Robert GoethelRobert “Rob” Goethel, of Cedarburg, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 8, 2015, at the age of 51 years.

Rob is survived by beloved wife, Kay (nee Baker) Goethel. Loving dad of Andrew, Alec and Aaron Goethel. Son of Joan (the late Glenn) Goethel.

Son-in-law of Lois (the late Roy) Baker. Brother of Eileen (Rob) Glazier, Steve (Lynne) Goethel and Scott (Heidi) Goethel. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Rob was born in Milwaukee on Oct. 5, 1964.

He graduated from Grafton High School and continued on to receive an MIS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology. Rob began to work for Lockheed Space Operations as a system programmer for the manned space program at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Rob worked as a database administrator at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance until his death. Visitation with be held on Oct. 31, 2015, from 10 a.m. to noon at Grace Lutheran Church in Grafton. A memorial service follows at noon.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Mueller Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rob’s children’s education fund are appreciated.