Robert Krebsbach, 72, affectionately known as “Bob the Barber”, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Bob was born on Nov.13, 1942, son of Ruben Krebsbach and Alice Schaefer Krebsbach. Bob grew up in Sheboygan Falls, and graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1961.

After high school, Bob served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Enterprise.

On May 30, 1964. he married Jeanne Markgraf at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sheboygan Falls.

Bob was a barber for over 50 years, starting with the Central YMCA in downtown Milwaukee in 1964. He established Bob’s Barbershop in 1996 after Marquette University purchased the YMCA building.

Bob was a member of Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls and the American Legion. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, playing cards, traveling and spending time at his cottage at Lake Arrowhead.

Bob is survived by his wife Jeanne, his children Christal (Murph) SanFelippo, Randy (Amanda) Krebsbach and Kurt (Lorillee) Krebsbach. He is further survived by 10 grandchildren: Andrew, Adam, Ryan, Jacob, Seth, Noah, Cassandra, Taylor, Luigi and Nick, 3 sisters Sandy (the late Bob) Baumgartner, Diana (Ron) Ellison and Kathy (Paul) Richter, nieces, nephews, other relatives, many friends and customers. He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers; Jack, Ken and Bill.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Gesu Church in Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, memorials requested to

The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at

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