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Robert "Bob" Gordon Rabehl

March 31, 1936 — July 7, 2023

Madison

Robert (Bob) Gordon Rabehl, age 87, of Madison passed away on Friday, July 7, 2023 in Madison.  He was born on March 31, 1936 in Waupun, WI, the son of Elnore Rabehl.  He married Linda Koepke on August 3, 1968 in Madison.

Bob had a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and spent his career working as a tax auditor at the Wisconsin Department of Revenue until his retirement in 1997.  He enjoyed vegetable gardening and playing tennis with family and friends.  After retirement he worked at the Madison West YMCA and volunteered with the Dane County Humane Society, where he loved playing with and taking care of the cats.

He is survived by his wife Linda (Koepke) Rabehl, sons Richard (Rick) and Roger, daughter-in-law Lori, grandsons Michael (Mike) and Daniel (Danny), and brother Thomas (Tom) Woodworth.  He was preceded in death by his mother Elnore Rabehl and stepfather Arnold 'Doc' Keland.

Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 17 at Cress Funeral Home (Speedway Road, Madison) followed immediately by an 11:00 a.m. service.  Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery (Madison). 

 

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Monday, July 17, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Madison - West

3610 Speedway Rd, Madison, WI 53705

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Monday, July 17, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Madison - West

3610 Speedway Rd, Madison, WI 53705

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