Robert J. Kalrath

Robert J. Kalrath

Robert J. Kalrath, age 91, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. He was born on Jan. 24, 1926, in Madison, the son of George and Helen Kalrath. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Robert worked at Dairy Equipment Co. for 36 years. He enjoyed NASCAR racing and will be remembered for his smile, care and concern for others.

Robert is survived by his son, James Kalrath; two daughters, Jean (Mark) Seeley and Judy (Kerry) Woodbury; grandchildren, Amanda (Austin) Kiddoo, Andrew Seeley, and Amber Woodbury; great-grandson, Logan Robert Kiddoo; brother, William (Joan) Kalrath; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Frederickson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene; great-grandson, Aaron Kiddoo; and sister, Gilma Sunderlage.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC PARISH AT ST. JAMES CHURCH, 1128 St. James Ct., Madison, at 11 a.m., on Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017, with Mnsgr. Thomas Baxter presiding. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 am until the time of the Mass on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or the Wisconsin Badger Honor Flight. Online condolences may be made at