Robert E Killick, age 81, a resident of Eagle River since 2000 and formerly of Plymouth WI, passed away early on Wednesday morning May 24th, 2017 at Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

He was born October 22, 1935 in Plymouth WI to the parents of Ernest H Killick Jr and his wife, Ruth H (Radloff) Killick. He was raised by his grandparents: the late Alfred and Edna Radloff of Plymouth WI.

He was a 1954 graduate of Plymouth High School. He attended trade school and became a Masonry Journeyman in 1958. He married Beverly J. Baumann on December 27, 1958 in Crivitz WI. He started his own business as a general contractor. He continued to work in this field until 1972 at which time he pursued a career as a corporate pilot. He achieved the rating of Airline Transport Pilot and began flying for local companies. Flying became a passion. He got his flight instructor rating and taught many how to fly. He enjoyed the Experimental Aircraft Association and attended the yearly AirVenture.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bruce. Robert is survived by his wife: Beverly of Eagle River WI; children: Pauline (Patrick) McMullen of Sherwood WI; Martin (Barbara) Killick of Appleton WI; grandchildren: Daniel, Jill, Thomas and Jennifer Killick.

A private memorial service will be held.

Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River, WI

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