Robert D. Fitzer

Born: Sun., Sep. 16, 1928
Died: Wed., Jul. 11, 2018


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 16, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Jul. 16, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church

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Robert D. Fitzer, age 89, of Deer Park, WI died at the Amery Hospital surrounded by his family on Wednesday,   July 11, 2018.

Robert Douglas Fitzer was born to William and Hilda Fitzer on September 16, 1928 in Cylon Township, WI, the youngest of six children.  He was baptized as an infant and later confirmed at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Amery, WI.   Bob attended High Landing School and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1946.  He worked on the family farm and hauled milk until entering the U.S. Army in 1953.  While in the Army, Bob   traveled across the United States and then was stationed in Germany.  He was honorably discharged from     military service in 1955 and returned to Deer Park to farm.   On July 30, 1960, Bob was married to June Knutson at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Amery.  Together they made their home on the family farm, lived there for many years and raised three children, Roger, Daniel & Roxanne.  Bob enjoyed hunting and playing cards and always had time to visit with family and friends.  His favorite past time was being outdoors and watching the wildlife from his home.  Bob was a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church and served on the church    council.  He was always willing to help out family, friends and neighbors whenever they needed it.

Preceding him in death were his parents, William and Hilda Fitzer;
brothers Russell Fitzer & Lloyd Fitzer, sisters Leona Fry and May Kuhn.

Survived by:
Wife of almost 58 years :  June Fitzer  -  Deer Park, WI

Roger (Lori R.) Fitzer – Clayton, WI
Daniel (Laurie) Fitzer – New Richmond, WI
Roxanne (Kevin) Croes – Emerald, WI

Tressa (Chad) Skifstad,  Trent (Megan) Fitzer, Richard Croes, Allen Croes, Hannah Fitzer & William Fitzer

Great Grandchildren:
Ayla Fitzer, Aubrey Fitzer, McKenna Skifstad, Wyatt Skifstad

Sister:  Helen Ballard - Taft, CA

And many caring nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services on Monday,  July 16, 2018 at 12 Noon  at Grace Lutheran Church in Clear Lake,  WI.

Visitation is one hour before the service at the church on Monday.

Clergy  -   Pastor Ellery Groth   

Music  -  Judy Weber

Casket Bearers  -  Allen Croes, Richard Croes,
Hannah Fitzer,  Trent Fitzer, William Fitzer, Chad Skifstad, Tressa Skifstad

Military Honors  -  Clear Lake All Veterans Honor Guard

Interment at Clear Lake Cemetery  -  Clear Lake,  WI

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