Jan. 4, 2017 – Town of Jackson, WI – Robert J. Plamann Jr. age 71 of the Town of Jackson died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his residence after a valiant 2-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born May 21, 1945 in Milwaukee to Robert and Shirley (nee Landfried) Plamann and married Karen M. Warner on October 11, 1969 in Rib Lake, WI.
Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy for 6 years, being discharged in 1968. Following their marriage, Bob and Karen resided in West Allis until moving to the Town of Jackson in 1986. Bob worked for Briggs & Stratton for 31 years, retiring in 2000. He then worked for Willard Tool in Jackson for 4 years before working for Med Speed for 6 years, retiring in 2010.
Bob enjoyed spending time at their cabin in Rib Lake where he would hunt, fish and go 4-wheeling. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Patrick. Bob also enjoyed taking many vacations with his family and friends.
Bob is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen, his son Corey Joseph of Jackson and his grandson Patrick. He is further survived by his father Robert Joseph Plamann Sr. of Port Washington, 2 sisters: Karen (Bob) Gantner of Port Washington and Joanne Kannapinn of Palmetto, FL, 2 sisters-in-law: Merry Liberty (Mike Burress) of Amhurst, WI and Joyce Warner of Baileys Harbor, WI and nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Shirley, his mother and father-in-law: Duane and Helen Warner and his brother-in-law Patrick Warner.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 12 noon at Still Waters Community United Methodist Church, 3617 Scenic Road, Jackson. The family will greet visitors on Saturday, at the church only from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson is serving the family.