Robert S. Uhlenbrauck, 63, of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020. He was born on June 7, 1956, in Appleton, WI to Willis and Bernice (Jens) Uhlenbrauck.
Robert was a 1974 graduate of Neenah High School. He also attended UW-Whitewater where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in education. After 17 years of teaching in Wisconsin and Colorado, Robert recently retired as long time owner of Baron’s Painting, LLC. In his younger years, he played a lot of softball, where he was known to the other players as “Gypsy.” Robert met Paula Crupi in 1996 and they married in 2004.
Robert was an avid fisherman, skier and pool player. He was a huge Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packer’s fan. He was also a former member of BNI Greater Fox Valley, Little Buddies Investment Group, and was an enthusiastic volunteer with veterans’ groups.
Robert is survived by his wife; Paula (Crupi) Uhlenbrauck, step-daughter; Trisha (Dan) Davies, grandsons; Aiden and Isaac Davies, his mother; Bernice (Jens) Uhlenbrauck, siblings; Bette (Roger) Hoytink, William (Robin) Uhlenbrauck; nieces and nephews; Todd (Nicole) Hoytink, Ryan (Heather) Hoytink, Rachel (Brandon) Bertsinger as well as his mother-in-law and sisters and brothers-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his father; Willis Uhlenbrauck, and grandparents.
The funeral service for Robert will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020, at 3:00 PM at VALLEY FUNERAL HOME 2211 N. RICHMOND ST. APPLETON, WI with Pastor Vicki Page officiating. Visitation will be held on February 28, 2020, from 1:00 PM until the hour of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established to support a local veterans’ group.
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