THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Robert G. Waldorf
Issue Date: May 7, 2014
Robert George Waldorf, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 28 in Port Orchard, Wa.
Born in Chicago, Ill. on March 12, 1925, to Paul and Charlotte (Rasey) Waldorf, he was a veteran of World War II and served in the United States Army on Guadalcanal in the 96th Chemical Service Company. He was honorably discharged at Camp McCoy on Feb. 27, 1946. He worked as a Rotogravure Printer for over 30 years at Milprint Printing, Milwaukee, retiring in 1984. In retirement, he moved to Wallace, Mi. in 1997 and enjoyed country life until relocating to Port Orchard, Wa. in 2011, where he struggled with Parkinson 's Disease.
He is survived by his second wife, Renata (Uecker) of 17 years; children, Shelley (Thomas) Kowalsky and Robert (Kathy) Waldorf; six grandchildren; seven great-gandchildren; a step-daughter, Donna (Lou) Caretti; two step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Elaine (Hartwig) Waldorf.
Visitation will be held at the Zwaska Funeral Home, 4900 W. Bradley Road, Brown Deer on Wednesday, May 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a funeral service at 6:30 p.m. Interment with full military honors will be in Resurrection Cemetery, 9400 W. Donges Bay Road, Mequon on Thursday, May 8 at 11 a.m. Memorials are appreciated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, nationalmssociety.org.