(Bob) L. Delzer
February 22 - February 23, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
(Bob) L. Delzer, 83, Cecil, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21,2012, in Green
Bay. He was born July 28, 1928, in Oconto Falls, to the late William
and Elsie Delzer. He married the late Virgene (Rhode, nee Siebert) on
Aug. 24, 1957. Together they operated a dairy farm in the Seymour area
for numerous years. During his years of farming, Bob held offices in
Drephal Shipping Assoc., Outagamie County Producers, and Midwest
Breeders Association. After moving to the Pulaski area in 1973, Bob
worked as a body shop dispatcher for Van Boxtel Ford, Green Bay,
retiring in 1994, but worked part-time until 2005. He also was on the
Northwest Wisconsin Technical Institute (N.W.T.I.) Parts Specialist
Advisory Committee for several years. In 1992, they moved to a home on
Pensaukee Lake, where he enjoyed fishing and gardening. Bob made a
fabulous fish fry, grew beautiful flowers, tasty strawberries, and
enjoyed sharing them with others.
He is survived by four children, Mike Rhode (Sue), Oshkosh; Cathy Rhode
(Dale Eberlein), Shawano; Laurie Mesenbring (Steve), Geneva, Illinois;
and Greg Delzer (Alice), Hortonville; Bob had six grandchildren,
Laurie's children,: Jessica Jewell (Shaun Woodard), Midway, Utah;
Jackie Ellis (Joe), Chester, Va.; Luke Mesenbring, Urbana, Ill.; Josh
Mesenbring (fiancee, Ashley), Quincy, Ill.; and Mike Mesenbring,
Madison; and Greg's daughter, Elena, at home. He is also survived by
sisters, Helen Black, Middleton; Marilyn Mayer (LaVern), Oconto Falls;
Mae Aprill (Byron), Pulaski; and sister-in-law, Romelle Delzer, Oconto
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elsie Delzer; his
beloved wife, Virgene; a very dear son, Robert, Jr.; brother, Kenneth;
and brother, Otis. Bob was a gentle, humble, and caring man, always
helping others anyway he could. He enjoyed the company of his many
friends and was deeply loved by his family.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, at the Kuehl
Funeral Home 108 E. Main St. Gillett 920-855-2144 and then on Saturday
Feb. 25, 2012, from 1 p.m. until memorial services at 2 p.m. at the
Burial at Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established and will be
designated at a later date.
Please visit www.kuehlfuneralhome.com and write messages of condolence
in the guest book if you would like.
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