Robert Abts

Robert Abts

Male 1923 - 2005  (81 years)

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  • Name Robert Abts 
    Nickname Cowboy Bob Abts 
    Born 26 Sep 1923  Town of Rockland, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Feb 2005  Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Robert "Cowboy Bob" A. Abts, 81, Bellevue resident, died Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at a local nursing home. He was born September 26, 1923, in the town of Rockland to the late Julian and Valentine (Piumbroeck) Abts.

      Bob married the former Rita Van Ess on May 22, 1946, at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He was employed by James River Corp. for 40 years, retiring in 1985. Bob was one of the first volunteers for the Bellevue Fire Dept. where he proudly served for 30 years.

      He was a member of the Bellevue Lions Club and the Silver Horseshoe Riders. Bob was a member of St. Bernard's Parish.

      He is survived by his wife, Rita; three daughters and three sons-in-law; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph (Ann) Abts, Denmark, John (Ruth) Abts, De Pere, Clayton (Shirley) Abts, and Julian (Carol) Abts, all of Green Bay; four sisters and four brothers-in-law, Leona (Sy) Kaster, Ashwaubenon, Betty (Antone) Beyer, New Franken, Rosemary (Bud) Brosig, Green Bay, and Beverly (Al) Schott, De Pere; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Abts, De Pere, and Marge Dollar, Green Bay.

      He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Racheal; one great-granddaughter, Isabelle; two sisters, Dorothy Abts & Marie Dollar; one brother, Norman Abts; one sister-in-law, Linda Abts; one brother-in-law, Chester Dollar.

      Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home and Crematory, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4-8 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Ln., until time of Mass. Parish Wake service 7 p.m. today. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Dave Pleier officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
    Person ID I364897  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2019 

    Father Julian Abts,   b. 01 May 1899, Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1943, DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Valentine Piumbroek,   b. 14 Feb 1901,   d. 04 Aug 1987  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1919 
    Family ID F28413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Rita VanEss,   b. 07 Nov 1926,   d. 10 Nov 2010  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 May 1946  St Peter & Paul Church, Green Bay, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F139574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1923 - Town of Rockland, Brown Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1946 - St Peter & Paul Church, Green Bay, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Feb 2005 - Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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