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Obituary for Robert ‘Bob’ King

November 17, 1946 – May 30, 2023

Robert King, 76, passed away at Froedtert Hospital on May 30 with his family by his side.

Robert “Bob” King
Robert “Bob” King

He was born on Nov. 17, 1946, to Earl and Clara (nee: Kleinschmidt) King in Flint, Mich. Bob proudly served in the United States Army.

He enjoyed tinkering in the garage, working with small engines. Bob loved his dogs, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by daughters, Lisa (Donald) Luedtke and Jennifer Wilkerson; grandchildren, Monica, William, and Bristal Farnsworth, Kaitlyn Luedtke, Alaina and Lawryn Rhinehouse; sister, Sandra Scheit; and long-time special friend, Judy Ketchum. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Marie King on Sept. 7, 1991; his grandson, Justin Mitchell on May 14, 1988; his siblings, Feller, Dick, Judy, Lois, Wayne, Bill, and Carol.


A service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on June 14 at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated.

His daughters would like to thank his son-in-law and friend, Donald Luedtke, for all that he has done for Bob.

Obituary and photo courtesy of Sturino Funeral Home.

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