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Robert Abrahamson

Robert E. Abrahamson

Monday, May 20th, 1929 - Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Born May 20, 1929. At peace April 21, 2020.

Loving husband of Marie (Strauss), beloved Father of Gail Barrett and Dawn Abrahamson. Proud and loving grandfather of Cody & Shane Abrahamson, and great grandfather of Janiya, Princess, and Angel. Survived by his loyal companion Zeke (his dog), the Pfannerstill family, sister in laws, cousins, relatives, and many good friends.

Bob graduated from Waupaca High School in 1944. He managed an A&P store in Waupaca, he later retired from Gerber Baby Foods as a salesman after 33 years.

Bob served our country in the US Army, as a sergeant and was stationed in Korea.

He enjoyed gardening, playing sheepshead, making stained glass lampshades (and many other glass items), collecting antiques most of his life, spending time with his family, and enjoyed selling at Rummage O Rama for many years.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents Emil & Ella Abrahamson, his brothers Ruben & Norm, many aunts and uncles, cousins, great grandparents and friends.

Bob will be missed by his family and friends immensely. He was known for calling family & friends and checking in on them regularly. Bob will be thought of, loved and missed by all who knew him.

Forever in our hearts!
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Donald Girton

Posted at 05:09pm
Bob worked for me as a Gerber Sales Representative until his retirement . What a wonderful man. We had the opportunity to go to several Garage sales during our lunch breaks. Bob was quite the negotiator. I remember Bob picking up a Coke wooden crate full of small bottles of alcohol. He asked the price on several different brands. Most were 10 cents to 30 cents each. After some discussion, Bob looked at the man and asked if he would take 5 dollars for the entire bunch. The man said ok and was glad to get rid of them all in one sale. Bob paid him, picked up the wooden case and said under his breath, "let's get out of here". We nearly ran back to his car. I asked why the rush? He held up one specific bottle and said with a huge smile, "this bottle alone will sell for $75 or more". Bob is now with the Lord. May all of us remember just how special of a man he was.
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Your wife Marie

Posted at 11:18am
For my loving husband of 65 years. I know how much you enjoyed your trees and flowers so I'm planting one just for you.
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Gayle Mcclellan-Johnson

Posted at 09:20am
So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gayle & Loren McClellan-Johnson
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Dave Brown at 2014

Posted at 05:00pm
I am so sorry for your loss.
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Lance Donna and Jessica

Posted at 12:42pm
"Robert Abrahamson" will remain in our hearts forever.
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