Robert "Bob" E. Vieth, age 74, of Janesville, died on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Meriter Hospital, Madison. He was born in Ontario, WI on January 22, 1940, the son of Earl and Dewile (Burch) Vieth. He was a 1959 graduate of Elroy High School. Bob worked for Chrysler for over 30 years until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of UAW Local 1268. He enjoyed gardening (especially tomatoes), fishing, camping, spending time with his grandchildren and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Bob is survived by his 2 children; Christina (Richard) Synove and Michael Vieth both of Capron, IL; 2 grandchildren; Tanner and Nikelle Synove; 4 siblings: Elaine Buehl of Janesville, Carrol (Jackie) Vieth of South Beloit, Sharon (Robert) Nowatzski of Janesville and Bill (Bev) Thurston of Eugene, OR; and his best friend, Linda Faber of Capron, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Wally Thurston; and brother-in-law, Norm Buehl.
A Funeral Service will be held at Noon on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Janesville with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.