Robert “Bob” Charles Waldo

Buffalo Township – Robert "Bob” Charles Waldo, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Montello on Monday, April 16, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born on March 1, 1931, in Chicago, IL, the son of Ralph and Teresa (Gleason) Waldo. He proudly served his country in the US Airforce during the Korean War. He married Dorothy Rosenbrook. Bob worked as a Special Services Technician for Illinois Bell, and then 24 years as an Installation Supervisor for Wisconsin Bell prior to retiring in 1986. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Portage. Bob loved his family, golfing, fishing and hunting, having bow hunted both elk and deer.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Montello; 4 children, Ken (Mary) Waldo, Kevin (Cathie) Waldo, Blaine (Julie Krahn) Waldo, Laureen Slater; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by 1 brother and 2 sisters.  

Memorial services will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, W8267 State Hwy 33 East, Portage, Wisconsin, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., with Dan Pulsfus officiating. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

The family would like to thank Agrace HospiceCare for their care of Bob.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  


For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)