Robert Stetson “Bob” Crump

Robert Stetson “Bob” Crump

Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 9 Dec 2014 (aged 89)
Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Rockdale, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 140200611 · View Source
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Robert Stetson Crump, 89, of Lake Mills, WI, died on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Lighthouse Care Center in Sun Prairie. Robert Crump was born on March 30, 1925 in Madison, the son of Gordon and Ruth (Stetson) Crump.
He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1943 and from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1949.

Bob was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. He joined the Army Air Corps following his high school graduation and served until 1950. Then he joined the Wisconsin Air National Guard and served from 1950-1958.
He married Helen Kathryn Egre on June 28,1947. They were married for 59 years, until she passed away in 2006.

Bob was employed by United Airlines from 1953-1984. During his career he was a pilot, flight manager, liaison between management and union, vice president of the Eastern and Western Divisions, as well as vice president of the UAL Training Center. Special projects included a novel employee assistance program with a focus on alcohol intervention and Cockpit Resource Management, a cockpit communication program to improve flight safety.
He was actively involved in church and community affairs.
Bob was a people-person who would strike up a conversation with anyone and everyone. He was a voracious reader as well as an outdoor enthusiast, especially enjoying hiking and canoeing.

He is survived by his daughters, Sonja (Todd) Faulkner, Christine (Jerry) Moench, Karen (Bob) Spiegler; one son, John (Michelle) Crump; grandchildren, Lisa (Nick Berg) Faulkner, Kristi (Lance Guyer) Faulkner, Sonja (Darren) Sharp, Laura (Aaron Meyer) Moench, Jule Moench, Courtney (Kevin) Kelly, Benjamin Spiegler, Christopher (Monica) Spiegler, Rebecca (Matt) Volenec, Dan (Kathryn) Crump, Sarah Crump; great grandchildren, Liam and Natalie Berg, Lucca and Xavier Guyer, Isaac and Johann Meyer, Alma and Naomi Sharp, Madeline Kelly, Maya, Camryn, and Joseph Volenec, and Joshua Crump; one brother, Charles Crump and other relatives and friends.

The family is most appreciative of care given to Bob and Helen by Sue Teubert and many other devoted caregivers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverend Mark D. Dressel officiating. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will be in East Koshkonong Lutheran Cemetery in Cambridge.

Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Nature Conservancy.
Claussen Funeral Home is assisting the family,

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 140200611
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Stetson “Bob” Crump (30 Mar 1925–9 Dec 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140200611, citing East Koshkonong Cemetery, Rockdale, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Beth (contributor 47160187) .