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Robert "Bob" Spittlemeister

July 9, 1928 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Robert Spittlemeister Obituary

Robert “Bob” Spittlemeister, 95, of Egg Harbor, passed away at Pine Crest Village on Feb. 16, 2024.  He was born July 9, 1928, in Egg Harbor to August and Bertha (Volkmann) Spittlemeister.  On June 7, 1952, he married Dolores Prust in Baileys Harbor at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Bob graduated from Sevastopol High and then proudly operated the family farm in Egg Harbor all his life.  He was a lifelong and active member of Zion Lutheran Church in West Jacksonport where he served on both the church board and the school board.

In his free time, Bob enjoyed restoring several old tractors and a model A car.  He loved driving the tractors in county parades.  As a past member of the Thresheree Club, he participated in numerous tractor pulls.  Bob was also a past board member of the Farm Bureau and past member of the executive committee of the Door County Republican Party.

He is survived by his wife Dolores, two daughters, Terri (David) Hanke and Sherry Lauder; 3 grandchildren, Camren (Kyle) Doherty, Christopher (Amy) Lauder, and Craig Lauder; 5 great-grandchildren, Logan Lauder, Ryan and Gavin Doherty, Johann and Olivia Lauder.  He was preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters, and in-laws.

Funeral services will be 12:00 noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, at Zion Lutheran Church in West Jacksonport.  Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of service.  Memorials may be directed to the church in his name.  Forbes Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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February 20, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zion Lutheran Church
6704 County T
Egg Harbor, WI 54209

Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

12:00 PM
Zion Lutheran Church
6704 County T
Egg Harbor, WI 54209


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