Robert R. Gottsacker
Born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Sep 14, 1933
Died on Aug 28, 2018 and resided in Howards Grove, Wisconsin
Robert Gottsacker 84, of Howards Grove, passed away on August 28, 2018. Bob was born September 14, 1933 to Roman C. and Agnes D. (Dubord) Gottsacker in Sheboygan. He attended St. Peter Claver Grade School, served as an alter boy at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, and graduated from Central High School in 1952. He served with Company D of the Wisconsin National Guard from 1950 to 1960 attaining the rank of Master Sergeant.
On June 1, 1957, Bob married the love of his life, Judith E. Wilke at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Bob worked with his dad for a number of years in the roofing and siding business before joining Schultz Sav-O Stores, Inc. He worked in the produce warehouse for 10 years and the grocery warehouse for 20 years, retiring in 1997. He was a proud teamster of local 56 and an active member of the teamster Retiree Club.
He enjoyed remodeling houses, helping others with their projects, going to church picnics, traveling to other countries, taking auto trips to many states especially out west, playing cards, visiting with friends, and getting together with family.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Judy; three children, Jeff (Lisa) Gottsacker and Richard Gottsacker of Sheboygan, and Julie (Jeff) Fintelmann of Franklin; six grandchildren, Nathan, Aaron (Lisa) Gottsacker, Jordan and Becky Gottsacker, Katelin, Jenna Fintelmann; great-gandchilden, Landon, Carter and Roman Gottsacker. He is further survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bob and Joyce Hansen of Racine, Peter and Barbara Beyer of Green Bay; numerous nieces and nephews; cousins, Joann (Rodney) Chapla and Sharon C. Sherman Martin, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Julius Wilke; mother-in-law, Agusta Wilke; sister-in-law, Patricia Sabrowsky; brother-in-law, Malcom Sabrowsky; grandson, Seth Fintelmann; brother-in-law, Roger Wilke and sister-in-law Vernie Wilke.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
Funeral Service: Friday Aug 31, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home
Visitation: Friday Aug 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home
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