Robert A Riedel, 81, of Palmyra passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Robert was born on December 17, 1937 in Edgerton to Clarence and Lillian (Elsing) Riedel. He spent his young life working on the family farm and graduated from Whitewater High School in 1955. In December of 1959, he married Judith Smith at Fort Atkinson. They have three children, Timothy, Sandra, and Daniel.
Bob started his career as a semi-truck driver and then later became a diesel truck mechanic. Bob was a member of the local Lions Club and Snowmobile Club. His hobbies include, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, racing cars, tractor pulls, NASCAR races, and Packer Games.
He is preceded in death by his parents, older brother, and great-grandson. Bob is survived by, his three children, seven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life in Bob’s memory will take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Squidy’s II Bar and Grill in Palmyra from 1PM until 4PM. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Fort Memorial Hospital in Fort Atkinson and the staff of Dycora Nursing Home in Fort Atkinson. The family would also like to give special thanks to Rainbow Hospice Care of Jefferson for their exceptional care.
Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family with arrangements.