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Robert "Bob" Kriesler

June 18, 1948 — January 1, 2023

Robert W. Kriesler

Waunakee- Robert W. Kriesler, age 74, died on Sunday Jan. 1, 2023 at the University Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Dubuque, Iowa on June 18, 1948, to William and Edith (Horner) Kreisler. He married the love of his life, Sharon Marking on Nov. 12, 1966, Sharon preceded him in death on Jan 15, 2013. Bob served in the Marine Corps from 1966-1969 and was very proud of his service. He owned and operated “Bob’s Decorating” for the last 50 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as watching and listening to the Brewers, Packers, and Badgers.

Survivors include three sons: Ken (Tracey), Nicholas (Jamie), and Kevin. Bob is also survived by four grandchildren Benjamin, Amber, Mason, and Karsten: and one brother Michael Kriesler.

He was preceded in death by three sisters Sandra Ace, Carol Holler, Mildred Roth, and his brother Frederick Kreisler.

Funeral services will be held on Wed. Jan 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Winn-Cress Funeral Home 5785 Hwy Q Waunakee. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place in Highland Memory Gardens in Cottage Grove following the service.

The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses, and staff at University Hospital Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit for all their support and care of Bob and his family.

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Waunakee, WI 53597


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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

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

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Winn - Cress Funeral (Waunakee)


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