Obit: Phillippi, Robert (1957 - 2008)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Phillippi, Cox, Swatzina, Sischo, Crabtree

----Source: Loyal TRG 17 September 2008

Phillippi, Robert (29 SEP 1957 - 9 SEP 2008)

Robert Phillippi, 50, Greenwood, died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Plombon Funeral Chapel, Stanley. The Rev. John Kline officiated.

Robert Phillippi was born on Sept. 29, 1957, in Stanley, to Harold and Ilah (nee Cox) Phillippi. He grew up in Stanley and attended Stanley schools, graduating in 1976. He married Mary Swatzina on Dec. 2, 1978, at Pleasant Valley Pentecostal Church. They resided in Stanley for a short time, then moved to Strum, later returning to Stanley, and finally to Greenwood, where they have resided for more than 15 years. During this time, he was employed at La Grander’s Dairy and the Foremost Farms as a cheese maker for 19 years. Besides his great love for his family, especially his grandchildren, he enjoyed hunting, motorcycling, and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. He was known for his strong faith and belief in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mary, Greenwood; one son, Chad "Bud" Phillippi, Waukesha; one daughter, Cheryl "Scooter" (Aaron) Sischo, Shawano; two grandsons, Brady "Knobber" and Aiden "Goober"; his mother, Ilah Phillippi, Stanley; one brother, Richard (Wendy) Phillippi; one sister, Tammy (Tim) Crabtree, South Funton, Tenn.; four nieces; one nephew; and one great-nephew.

Preceding him in death was his father, Harold Phillippi, in 1999.

Plombon Funeral Service, Stanley, assisted the family with arrangements.



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