Robert D. Rist went to his Eternal Home on Saturday February 4, 2023 at the age of 81 years old. He born in Lawrence Kansas to Neal and Edna(Nee Pfantz) Rist. Robert was married to the love of his life Mary (nee Van Minsel) Rist for 56 years. He was a passionate and very loyal man. Robert worked many jobs including as a machinist at Chrysler Outboard and Force Outboard in Hartford. He also worked at Animix until his retirement. Robert always had to stay busy so he worked as a crossing guard for the city of Juneau which he loved he loved doing. His love for his flowers, gardening and grandchildren was unmistakable. He is survived by his loving wife Mary, his 2 children Laurie (David) Hammann of Watertown, Kenneth (Beth) Rist of Wauwatosa. His 5 Grandchild Robyn Rist,Sean Rist,David Hammann, Joshua Rist, and Scotty Lipscomb. Also surviving is his sister Donna Kuehl. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was Preceded in Death by his Mother Edna and Father Neal, and his bother Bruce, and niece Justine.
Visitation is Saturday February 11, 2023 from 11AM-1PM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 S. Main Street Juneau, WI. Funeral service will follow at 1PM at church. Private interment.
in lieu flowers memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Juneau or memorials to the family. The Family would like to give a special thanks to Agnesian Hospice Hope, The Elks Club of Beaver Dam, and to all that helped Robert and Mary in this journey.
The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home-Juneau is serving the family.
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