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Robert Allen “Bob” Fath

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Robert Allen “Bob” Fath

Birth
Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Death
10 Apr 2015 (aged 77)
Saint Germain, Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Saint Germain, Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA Add to Map
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Robert A. Fath, 77 years of age, passed away at his home April 10, 2015.
Robert (Bob) Fath was born November 8, 1937 in Hammond, Indiana, to Melville and Mary (Haviley) Fath. Bob married Monica (Weis) in 1957. Bob grew up in Sch ererville, IN. Bob worked in the family feed store and trucking company. Bob was a builder as a young man and he built or remodeled every home that he lived in as well as many cabins at both resorts. Bob also rebuilt a 1962 Thompson wooded boatin1965.
Bob started with Kroger Grocery store when he was 16 yrs old. Bob became an assistant manager at 19 and then manager for Kroger's. Bob moved his family to Wisconsin in 1972. Bob had a dream since he was a boy of owning a resort in northern Wisconsin. In 1971 Bob and Monica purchased Big Woods Resort on Big St.Germain Lake and moved the family to St. Germain, WI.
Bob also worked at Mc Keevers Grocery Store in Eagle River and later Trigs Food Store in Eagle River. Bob retired from Trigs in 1984 and purchased Fath's North Shore Rentals, his second resort. In 1996 Bob and Monica purchased Clearview Supper Club in St. Germain. Bob and Monica enjoyed the best of both worlds with a home in Florida and St. Germain, WI.
Bob was always working around the resorts and supper club and always had projects to work on. In Florida Bob enjoyed fishing the back waters and riding his bike.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Kenneth Fath.
He is survived by his wife Monica, brothers Melville Jr. (Thelma) of Westville, IN, Richard (Marilyn) of Crown Point, IN, sister-in-law Dodie Rosinko (Larry) of Lowell, IN, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews, 3 daughters; Connie Nell (Darrell) of St.Germain, Kristin Nielsen (Dean) of Arbor Vitae, Erica Buckton (David) of Eagle River, 3 sons; Joseph (Maryann) of St.Germain, Jamie (Susan) of St. Germain and David (Anne) of Mondovi; 14 Grandchildren; Jessica Jo, Bryan, Zachary, Justin, Rachel, Jordan,
Jacob, Ethan, Emma Jo, Kate, Jason, Ryan, Sarah, Derek; 4 Great -Grandchildren; Timothy, Nathan, Allison and Payton.
Gaffney-Bushey Funeral Home is servicing the family.
Robert A. Fath, 77 years of age, passed away at his home April 10, 2015.
Robert (Bob) Fath was born November 8, 1937 in Hammond, Indiana, to Melville and Mary (Haviley) Fath. Bob married Monica (Weis) in 1957. Bob grew up in Sch ererville, IN. Bob worked in the family feed store and trucking company. Bob was a builder as a young man and he built or remodeled every home that he lived in as well as many cabins at both resorts. Bob also rebuilt a 1962 Thompson wooded boatin1965.
Bob started with Kroger Grocery store when he was 16 yrs old. Bob became an assistant manager at 19 and then manager for Kroger's. Bob moved his family to Wisconsin in 1972. Bob had a dream since he was a boy of owning a resort in northern Wisconsin. In 1971 Bob and Monica purchased Big Woods Resort on Big St.Germain Lake and moved the family to St. Germain, WI.
Bob also worked at Mc Keevers Grocery Store in Eagle River and later Trigs Food Store in Eagle River. Bob retired from Trigs in 1984 and purchased Fath's North Shore Rentals, his second resort. In 1996 Bob and Monica purchased Clearview Supper Club in St. Germain. Bob and Monica enjoyed the best of both worlds with a home in Florida and St. Germain, WI.
Bob was always working around the resorts and supper club and always had projects to work on. In Florida Bob enjoyed fishing the back waters and riding his bike.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Kenneth Fath.
He is survived by his wife Monica, brothers Melville Jr. (Thelma) of Westville, IN, Richard (Marilyn) of Crown Point, IN, sister-in-law Dodie Rosinko (Larry) of Lowell, IN, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews, 3 daughters; Connie Nell (Darrell) of St.Germain, Kristin Nielsen (Dean) of Arbor Vitae, Erica Buckton (David) of Eagle River, 3 sons; Joseph (Maryann) of St.Germain, Jamie (Susan) of St. Germain and David (Anne) of Mondovi; 14 Grandchildren; Jessica Jo, Bryan, Zachary, Justin, Rachel, Jordan,
Jacob, Ethan, Emma Jo, Kate, Jason, Ryan, Sarah, Derek; 4 Great -Grandchildren; Timothy, Nathan, Allison and Payton.
Gaffney-Bushey Funeral Home is servicing the family.


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  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196879332/robert_allen-fath: accessed ), memorial page for Robert Allen “Bob” Fath (8 Nov 1937–10 Apr 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 196879332, citing Saint Germain Cemetery, Saint Germain, Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA; Maintained by LJF (contributor 47067449).