Robert (Bob) Kenneth Kritzer passed away peacefully on March
13, 2019. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Gordon and Irma Kritzer on June
29, 1947. He moved to Milltown, Wisconsin when he was six months old. He
attended Milltown Grade School, Balsam Lake, and Centuria for junior high. Bob
graduated from Unity High School (a consolidation of Milltown, Balsam Lake and
Centuria) in 1965. He attended UW-River falls his first two years and then
transferred to the University of Wisconsin to complete his Pharmacy degree.
Prior to graduation, Bob married his high school sweetheart Marlene Kaye Peper
on January 26, 1969. When he completed his studies, he moved to Fond du Lac in
1971, and worked as a pharmacist in the area for forty-five years. Bob loved
the connections he made with customers, medical staff and fellow pharmacists.
Bob and Marlene were ultimately blessed with three sons and seven
Bob was an avid sports fan. He attended Super Bowl XLV in
Dallas (Packers won), the 2000 Rose Bowl (Badgers won) and the 2015 Final Four
(Badgers took 2nd). He loved gardening and canned lots of tomatoes
so Marlene could make her Italian dishes. He took pride in landscaping and
maintaining the lawn.
He became a member of Faith Lutheran Church in 1971, where
he was Treasurer for many years and was an active member in the congregation.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Karen
Lukas; brother-in-law, Richard Peper; and niece, Lynn. Left behind is his
loving family: wife, Marlene; sons, Derek (Brenda) and grandsons Joshua, Jack
and Luke, Jeremy (Lisa) and grandchildren Marissa, Ethan and Aiden, and Garrett
(Jessica) and grandson Silas; nieces, Tiffany, Lori, Diana, Kelli; and nephews,
Mark, David, Christopher, Tim and Andrew.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, March 17, 2019, from
3-5 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 1:00 PM
officiated by David Haugly at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 55 Prairie Road, Fond
du Lac, WI, 54935. Visitation will take place on Monday at the church from 12
noon until the time of services. Entombment will follow the service at Chapel
of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery, 686 Fond du Lac, WI, 54935.
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