Robert F. Hartwig III
Visitation: Saturday, Oct. 12, from 12 to 2 p.m. Service: Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. Location: St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon
Robert F. Hartwig, III, 84, of Horicon passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 7, 2019, at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.
Robert was born the son of Robert August and Rose (Kurtz) Hartwig on August 19, 1935, in the Township of Hubbard.
Robert was united in marriage to Carole Smith on October 9, 1982, in Mayville.
Robert was a veteran of the US Army. He was an active member of St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon.
He was retired from John Deere Company in Horicon. He took pride in his gardens and aviation was Robert’s passion both flying and building airplanes.
Robert is survived by his children, Robert IV (Lori) Hartwig of Horicon and Sandra Alvarado of Waupun; his brother, Richard Hartwig of Mayville; his grandchildren, Thomas (Tresha) Corso, Crystal (Jeff) Sturycz, Kelly (Dave) Teska, Katie Corso, Daniel (Jessica) Davis, Robert (Brandy) Hartwig, Sarah Limberg, Cassandra (Steven) Steffes, Meghan (Frank) Klapper, and Shayley Ceman; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carole; and his brothers, Roger and Rodney Hartwig.
Visitation was held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 12 pm. until 2 p.m. at the church.
Funeral services for Robert took place on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon with the Rev. Jonathan Szczesny officiating. Burial took place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon with military honors to be conducted by the Horicon American Legion Post #157.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon served the family. www.koepsellfh.com.