Robert Danbeck (1938 – 2012)

Robert L. “Bob” Danbeck, age 74 a resident of Kenosha, died Friday August 31st 2012 at the Aurora Medical Complex in Kenosha.

Born on February 6th 1938 in Milwaukee WI, he was the son of the late Aloysius and Margaret (Ushold) Danbeck.

He was educated in the schools of Milwaukee and also attended Milwaukee Area Technical College.

He retired as a truck driver for Holsum Bread.

He was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

On June 13th 1964 he married Shirley Bahr. She preceded him in death in 2010.

He loved to golf and bowl, and also enjoyed traveling. He especially liked traveling to area casinos. He was an avid Packers, Brewers, and Bucks fan and enjoyed watching all sports on TV. He loved his pet birds, and cared for many in hisyard as well. He also loved to play Canasta on his home computer.

He was outspoken on many local political issues. He was active in the movement to stop airport expansion. He was very critical of area elected officials, but maintained a profound respect for their opinions. He loved his neighborhood and was involved in many neighborhood issues. He also listened to and was a regular caller to the Lenny Palmer show.

He is survived by one daughter; Dawn (Eric) Bethke; grandchildren Raymond, Robin, Rebecca, and Riley; siblings David Danbeck, Frances Danbeck, MaryAnne Blake and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday September 6th 2012 at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church at 11:00AM. (2020-91st Street) Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of Mass. Burial will follow at All Saints Catholic Mausoleum.

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