Robert M. Stoffel
March 30, 1924 — March 12, 2019
Robert M. Stoffel, age 94, of West Bend, found eternal peace on Tuesday,
March 12, 2019. He was born on March 30, 1924 in Allenton, to Roman and
Marie (nee Mechenich) Stoffel. He attended St. Lawrence Seminary High
School, St. Francis Seminary for four years and earned a BA in 1945 from
the Milwaukee Business Institute. Robert served in the U.S. Army from
August of 1945 until his honorable discharge in November of 1946. He
married his love, Marion J. Aebli, on Sept. 9, 1950, at St. Catherine’s
Parish in Milwaukee. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St.
Peter Parish in Slinger and a past member of Wisconsin Clerks,
Treasurers and Finance Officers Association for 17 years.
Robert is survived by his son, Fr. Richard; sister, LaVerne Horst of
Rubicon; brother, Mathias (Teresa) Stoffel of West Bend, sisters-in-law,
Donna Stoffel of Cedarburg, Shirley Stoffel of West Bend and Lorraine
Aebli of San Antonio, Texas. He is further survived by many nieces,
nephews, relatives and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marion; his
brothers Ralph and Roman; his father- and mother-in-law August and Anna
Aebli; nieces Anne Wickland, Sally Neja, Cheryl Stoffel and Jean Aebli;
niece-in-law, Donna Weidman; his nephew Patrick Aebli; brothers and
sisters-in-law William Horst, Eugene (Wilmette) Weidman, Anthony (Kay)
Monfrey, Vernon (Louise) Aebli; and his brother-in-law Warren “Pat”
A first visitation will be Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until a
vigil service at 7:00 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W.
Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095. A second visitation will be on
Monday, March 18, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. at St. Peter
Catholic Church, 200 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086. Mass of
Christian burial will be at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at St. Peter
Catholic Church with Fr. Richard Stoffel presiding and Archbishop Jerome
E. Listecki will offer final commendation; military honors to follow
Entombment will be on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy
Cross Cemetery, 7301 West Nash St. Milwaukee, WI 53216.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Peter Catholic
Church Renovation Debt Retirement, 208 E. Washington St. Slinger, WI
As special thank-you to Dr. Gary Herdrich, Dr. Colin Mooney, the staffs
of The Kramer Cancer Center and West Bend Health Care Center, the
volunteer visitors from St. Peter and St. Francis Cabrini Parishes, the
nurses of Cedar Hospice and the staff of Cedar Bay West for their loving
care of my father over the past years.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. For more
information, call 262-338-2050 or visit