Robert O. “Bob” Boeldt, age 87, Town of Plymouth, WI, passed away early Thursday Morning (Feb. 8, 2018) at Gables on the Pond in Random Lake where he had been a resident for the past two years.

He was born on May 2, 1930 in the Town of Herman, WI, a son of the late Paul and Martha (Witthuhn) Boeldt.

He attended Howards Grove Parochial School.

Bob worked the family homestead, took it over in 1952 and farmed it until 1962.

On August 27, 1955, he married Louette “Lou” E. Sixel at St. Peter’s Reformed Church in the Town of Rhine. The couple has resided in the Town of Rhine until moving to their present address in 1962.

He was employed at Gilson Brothers Company (now known as Toro Corp) in Plymouth for 28 years, retiring in 1990.

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth and the Cascade Lion’s Club.

Bob enjoyed bowling, playing cards, movies and occasionally a night out at the bar.

Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years: Lou of Plymouth; One son: Gene Boeldt and One daughter: Susan Boeldt, both at home.

He is survived by other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter: Mary Ann; one brother: Orville and two sisters; Aroma and Florence.

Funeral services were held on Sunday (February 11, 2018) at 4:00 P.M. at Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Rev. Nathan Meador, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth officiated.

Cremation followed the services and Inurnment will be in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends could call at the Suchon Funeral Home on Sunday (Feb. 11) from 2:00 P.M. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Bob’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving his family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to thank the staff at Gables on the Pond and Serenity Hospice for all your care and compassion given to Bob.

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