Robert W. Wills

Robert William Wills, age 56, passed away peacefully on February 24th, 2021 with his family by his side.

Rob graduated from Germantown High School in 1982. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Rob went on to pursue a career in Law Enforcement. Rob worked for the Vero Beach Police Department and eventually retired from the Appleton Police Department after serving a combined 30 years.

Rob was devoted to his family and loved by all.

Rob is survived by his wife, Vicki; their three children, Tyler (Leslie), Austin and Lindsay. Rob was a brother to Susan (David) Gill, Thomas Wills Jr. and Tracey (Dann) Stadler and son-in-law to Tom and Jan Buinowski.

Rob was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Mary Wills; sister, Leslie Ann Farrand, and brother-in-law, Scott Buinowski.

Rob has several aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends located throughout the country.

Heaven truly is a brighter spot for Rob after his courageous battle with dementia for the past 6 years.

Rob’s family wishes to extend a special thanks to the staff of Integrity Health Care and Heartland Hospice for showing Rob the utmost dignity and respect until the very end.

As you know, Rob had an infectious smile and laugh. A funeral service will be held on March 14th, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks, WI 54113. Please be seated promptly for a brief service and open mic to follow. Please be ready to share your favorite memories of Rob. Refreshments will be served following the service at Tanner’s Bar.