Robert W. Sedgwick

Robert W. Sedgwick

Robert W. Sedgwick, 72, of Platteville died on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at University Hospitals and Clinics, Madison.

Private services will be held at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Pastor Paul Glendenning will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Robert W. Sedgwick Memorial Fund.

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Robert was born on January 2, 1942 in Platteville, Wisconsin, the son of Homer Roscoe and Ethel Elizabeth (Booth) Sedgwick. He was united in marriage to Candace I. Johnson on March 16, 1968 at the Wood Dale Community Church, Wood Dale, Illinois. She preceded him in death on September 11, 2012. Robert was a lifelong farmer. He enjoyed the outdoors, his animals, and visiting with friends and neighbors. He especially enjoyed his fishing trips to Northern Wisconsin.

Robert is survived by three children, Lynn Strauss of Hingham, WI; Robert (Kelly Richmond) Sedgwick, II of Platteville; Christine Sedgwick of Platteville; one granddaughter, Erika Sedgwick; step-mother, Shirley Sedgwick of Platteville. He was preceded in death by his parents.