Robert “Bob” Harvey Flier
On March 9,
2015 Robert “Bob” Harvey Flier was called home to his heavenly father after a
courageous battle with cancer at the age of 67 at home surrounded by his loving
family and friends.
Bob was born
February 24, 1948 in Beaver Dam, the son of Harvey and the late Clara Mae
Mulder Flier. Following graduation, Bob worked at Alto Dairy. He was then
drafted into the U.S. Army, serving from 1968-1970 with one year in Vietnam. On
June 27, 1970 he married Kathleen Kemink. He worked at Waupun Feed and Seed
until 1973 when he and Kathy started farming. He enjoyed farming with his boys
and grandkids until the present time on the Flier family farm located on Cty Rd
AW. Bob was a member of Alto Reformed Church and served as a deacon. He also
served on the Farmer’s Elevator board and the Alto Fair board. He enjoyed
spending time with his family, grandchildren, and friends.
survived by his wife of 44 years, Kathy; sons: Brad (Monica), Corey (Pam), Chad
(Chris), and Brent (Lisa), all within a 2 mile radius of home; nine
grandchildren: Brant (and special friend, Bridgette), Meghan, Sydney, Morgan,
Ryan, Logan, Jaycy, Casey, and Charlie; his father, Harvey Flier of Waupun; a
sister, Betty (Larry) Rens of Brandon; a brother, Richard (Brenda) Flier of
Waupun; brothers-in-law: Lowell Prill of Alto and Bruce (Cindy) Henning of
Alto; sisters-in-law: Sue Bos of Waupun and Pauline (Steve) Peters of Brandon;
and many nieces, nephews, and close friends.
preceded in death by his mother, Clara Mae Flier; in-laws, Harold and Therassa
Kemink; an infant daughter, an infant granddaughter, Lauren; sisters-in-law,
Jan Prill and Norie Henning; and brother-in-law, Cal Bos.
Don’t worry, don’t be afraid,
just trust in ME.
Bob will be
deeply missed by all. Bob’s family wishes to thank their friends and family for
all of the love and support this past year. Thank you to the doctors, nurses
and staff at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison.
services for Bob Flier will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Alto
Reformed Church with Rev. Ted Lindman and Rev. Ted Medema officiating. Burial
will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family on
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from
3:30-7:00 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of
service. American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will provide military honors.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and
staff are serving the family. Please
visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information
and to send condolences.