Robert E. Fellenz, 87 |
Oct. 20, 1931 -- Jan. 17, 2019
Robert E. Fellenz, of West Bend, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. He was born to Barbara (Hausmann) and Anton Fellenz on Oct. 20, 1931, in Barton. He was the youngest of six boys.
Bob attended West Bend High School. On May 14, 1955, he married the love of his life, Audrey Krueger, in West Bend. He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church. Bob worked at Gehl Co. for 43 years. He was a member of the Hexelbank club.
Bob enjoyed bowling and was in leagues at Weilands/King Pin and Lighthouse Lanes. He always loved a clean car and taking care of his lawn. Bob was a big Packers and Brewers fan. He took many daily walks and loved time spent with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The surviving family that will continue to cherish his memory includes his wife of 63 years, Audrey; children, Steve (Lynn), Jeff, Dr. Scott (Arlo), and Jill (Willy) Whitlock; grandchildren, Aimee (Cory) Higgins, Michelle (Mike) Anderson, Megan (Eric) Sager, Jacob (Katie) Whitlock, Kelsey Whitlock, Shannon Whitlock, Alexis Fellenz and Ashtyn Fellenz; and great-grandchildren, Steven and Katy Anderson, and Kailey and Cody Sager. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bob is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Lawrence, George, Gregory (Bernice), Anthony (Marie) and Theodore (Phyllis); and inlaws, Joyce (Jerome) Goeden and Robert (Ruth) Krueger.
A funeral service will be held at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend. Visitation with family will be from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Private family burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsonís Research.
A special thank you to the Samaritan Health Center staff and Allay Hospice for their compassionate care of Robert.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.