Robert R. Reisdorf

Robert R. Reisdorf
Robert R. Reisdorf

Robert R. Reisdorf, age 76, passed away on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at his home.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1937, in Madison, the son of Henry Reisdorf and Priscilla Kalscheur. He married Arlene Niesen on May 4, 1963, in Madison. Robert graduated from Middleton High School in 1956. He served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, N.C., from 1956-1959 and he was with the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. Following his military service, he worked for M.G. & E. as a lineman for 40 years. Robert was a loving and dedicated husband, father, uncle, brother and grandfather. He enjoyed attending sports and school activities for both his children and grandchildren. Robert was an avid fan of the Brewers, Badgers, Packers and Nascar.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Arlene; his sons, Randy (Connie), Rick (Shaun) and Ron; grandchildren, Justin, Melissa, Cade, Taylor and Derek; his sister, Ruth and her family; many nieces and nephews; in-laws; many dear life-long friends; and several granddogs and cats. He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Raymond and Helen Niesen; and his brother, Ralph Reisdorf.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. BERNARD’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7450 University Ave., Middleton at Noon on Wed., November 12, 2014, with Monsignor Douglas Dushack officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

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