Robert C Cravillion

Male 1928 - 2016  (87 years)

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  • Name Robert C Cravillion 
    Born 16 Oct 1928  Fond du Lac, Fond du lac Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Mar 2016  Neenah, Winnebago Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54294  Little Chute Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2016 

    Family Sylvia A Guse,   b. 14 May 1928,   d. 23 Apr 2004  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 03 Sep 1949 
     1. Mary Jo Cravillion
     2. Susan Cravillion
     3. Pamela S Cravillion
     4. Joanne Marie Cravillion
     5. Laurie Ann Cravillion
     6. Steven Robert Cravillion
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F19667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Robert C. Cravillion, age 87, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord Jesus on March 21, 2016 at Elder Lodge, Neenah. He was born in Fond du Lac on October 16, 1928 to the late David and Nathalie (Flaherty) Cravillion. He graduated high school, and then served his country in the Army National Guard. On September 3, 1949, he married Sylvia Guse, who preceded him in death on April 23, 2004. Bob began his career path at Waupun State Prison, as a guard, he then became a State Trooper for the state of Wisconsin, and finally, he worked for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue until his retirement in 1989. Bob had a green thumb; he enjoyed gardening but also, hunting, fishing, golfing, bowling and playing cards. He especially enjoyed caring for his family, he was a gentle giant, and will be remembered for the stories he read to his grandchildren.

      He is survived by his children; Susan Vandertie, Pam (Cal) Behnke, Mary Jo (Jim) Ehrhardt, Joanne (Terry) VandenHeuvel, Laurie (Dave) Seebruch and Steve (Darlene) Cravillion, 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He is further survived by his two sisters; JaLaine (Jim) Karl and Diane Robison, as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

      Robert is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sylvia and brother in law, Bruce Robison. Funeral services for Robert will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 500 W Marquette St. Appleton, with Fr. Thomas J. Farrell officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00am until the time of service at the church.

      "Dad, thank you for being so loving and strong, and making us always feel safe. You are highly respected and dearly treasured by all of your children and grandchildren. You have left us with so many gifts of character and we will love you forever"

      Thank you to the staff at Elder Lodge and the Hospice nurses for the loving care given to Robert.
      Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Mar. 23 to Apr. 10, 2016