Cover photo for Robert J. Faren's Obituary
Robert J. Faren Profile Photo
1945 Robert "Bob" Faren 2023

Robert J. Faren

June 14, 1945 — June 24, 2023

Middleton

Robert J. “Bob” Faren, 78, of Middleton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at Greenway Manor in Spring Green.  Bob was born on June 14, 1945 to Obert and Alice (Tormey) Faren.  He married the love of his life, Judy (Kolb) Faren on June 25, 1966.  Bob joined the Marines out of High School and later started a career in commercial art then later started his electrical business, Faren Electric which he ran with his wife Judy.  They are members of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Middleton.  

Bob cherished the times spent with his family and grandchildren, making many treasured and joyous memories.  He enjoyed taking care of others, bringing happiness and laughter. Bob’s sense of humor and positivity provided cheer and love always. He deeply valued family and friends.  He loved spending time at their family cottage and enjoying classic cars, especially ‘57 Chevys.  Bob was a proud veteran and an active member of the community as a volunteer for Middleton Fire Department, and member of the Middleton Knights of Columbus Council.

Bob is survived by his children, son Joe (Sara) Faren, daughter Becky (Ron) Schroeder, grandchildren Nick and Kaia Schroeder, Quintin, Maleah and Mason Faren, sisters Margaret (Ralph) Eckhardt, Mary (Rick) Reichardt, Maureen (Jack) Doescher, sister-in-law, Carol Faren and sister-in-law Kathy Faren.  He is preceded in death by his wife Judy Faren, his parents, and brothers Jim Faren, and Mike Faren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 13 at 9:30-11:00 at Cress Funeral Home, 6021 University Ave., Madison.   The service will be at 11:00, lunch to follow.

For those not able to attend the service in person, the service will be available livestream at the following link:

https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=fb8002d2-568b-4e79-8e96-ffde0fab7c75

Dad, thank you for your strength, courage, and humor.  You will be forever missed, loved even longer.  We love you.  

Please share your memories at www.cressfuneralservice.com

Cress Center

6021 University Ave. Madison

(608) 238-8406

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert J. Faren, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Madison - Far West

6021 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Madison - Far West

6021 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 457

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree