Robert J. Knaus
Robert J. “Bob aka Skee” Knaus, 67, passed away
unexpectedly, but peacefully, in his sleep on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at his
home in Johnsburg. Bob was born in Johnsburg on Wednesday, December 17, 1952 to
Elroy and Marjorie (Schmid) Knaus. On Saturday, October 20, 1979 Bob married
Cynthia Lefeber in Johnsburg. He grew up and built his life in this town and
had two daughters, Katrina (Joseph) Weber and Kellene Redeker (boyfriend Adam
Koenigs). He proudly devoted 44 years to his career at Kohler Company
Bob was a loving husband, father, and Grandpa/Papa. His
favorite activities included fishing, hunting, sturgeon spearing, and gathering
with friends and family. Bob was always willing to lend a hand to his neighbors
or help any person in need!
Survivors include his wife, daughters, and grandchildren; Tucker
and Rylee Redeker, and Leland Weber; a brother, Peter (Sandy) Knaus; a sister, Joan
Roehrig; and beloved family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents,
Elroy and Marjorie; a sister, Cathrine Tappendorf; a brother, Brian Knaus; and
too many friends.
He will be deeply missed and forever remembered for his big
heart and warm personality.
Visitation will be held from 3pm – 6pm on Saturday, December
28, 2019 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac. A
memorial service will follow the visitation beginning at 6pm. Cremation has
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you contribute to
your local union.
Additional information and guestbook can be
found at ueckerwitt.com