Robert L. Leicht,
Sept. 9, 1932 — Feb. 6, 2017
Robert Lewis Leicht of Cedarburg, age 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. He was born to Albert and Mary (nee Karch) Leicht on Sept. 9, 1932, in Sheboygan. Robert graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1951 and served in the United States Naval Reserves from
1951 to 1953. Robert was united in marriage with Shirley Ann Mannchen on June 9, 1956, in Kohler. They lived a short time in Racine and Milwaukee, finally settling in Cedarburg in 1958 where they raised five children.
Robert was a member of his local Lions Club. His interests included woodworking, watching the Green Bay Packers and a special love for trains. He took many vacations with his wife by way of the railroad and they also enjoyed cruises to the Caribbean together. Later in life he lived in Grafton, where he made many friends while walking his dog, Mara, multiple times a day. Robert is survived by his children, Mary
(Bob) Kroeplien of Sheboygan Falls, Carol (Gary) Boehle of Port Washington, JoAnne (Rick) Roehsler of Oostburg, Sue (Barry) Mayer of Oshkosh and Mark (Rae Lynn) Leicht of Grafton. He is further survived by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at the Arrowhead Apt. Clubhouse, located at 2191 Delaware Ave. in Grafton, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Memorials Appreciated to Cedar Springs Nursing Home (N27 W5707 Lincoln Blvd., Cedarburg, WI 53012) for Robert Leicht.
The Eernisse Funeral Home is honored to assist the family. Online condolences may be left atwww.eernissefuneralhome.com.