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Robert B. Henderson

November 3, 1944 March 13, 2019
Robert B. Henderson
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Obituary for Robert B. Henderson

Robert “Bob” B. Henderson, age 74, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away peacefully in Arizona under hospice care on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones.  Bob was born on November 3, 1944, in Elkhorn, WI, to the late Alvin and Lois (Peck) Henderson.  He grew up in the Racine County area, graduating from Washington Park High School in 1962.  He was married to Mary Stindle in 1965.  Together, they had two children, Gregory John and Kimberly Jean. 

Bob began his plumbing apprenticeship under his father and later started his own plumbing business.  He continued his plumbing business for 44 years.  He retired in 2005 and moved his family to Tomahawk.  In his younger years, Bob enjoyed snowmobiling, playing baseball, bowling, and going hunting and fishing with his son.  In his later years, he enjoyed four-wheeling and spending winters in Arizona.
Bob was a true fan of the Packers, Brewers, Badgers, and Nascar Racing. 

Survivors include his Son, Greg;  

Significant Other, Barbara Wagner;  

Brother, Lawrence Henderson; 

Granddaughter, Melessa (Coy Turner) Wightman; 

4 Great-Grandchildren, Nevaeh, Natalee, Aubree, Coy Wayne III; 

Special Niece, Shelly (Jeff) Struebing; 

5 Great-Nieces, Ashley Struebing; Abby Henderson, Sarah Henderson, Madeline Henderson, and Sophia Henderson;

2 Nephews, Brad (Julie) Henderson and Todd (Stephanie) Henderson; 

2 Great-Nephews, Jason Struebing and Calvin Henderson; 

Close Friends and Cousins, Diane Reise and Debra Cherney. 

Bob is further survived by his 3 Stepdaughters, Donna Adams, Cindy Kane, Lisa Friese; and his Stepgrandson, Matthew Cummings. 

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Alvin and Lois; his Wife, Mary; and Daughter, Kimberly Jean.   

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Oaks Pub from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  A private graveside service will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.

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Celebration of Life




4:00 PM 5/18/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Oaks Pub

N11497 Short Rd
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Oaks Pub
N11497 Short Rd Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Cemetery Details


Greenwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

Greenwood Rd.
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Greenwood Rd. Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

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