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Robert Sass

May 4, 1939 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 82)


Robert Peter Sass, 82, met his Lord and Savior on November 11, 2021, at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

Bob was born on May 4, 1939, to Walter and Frances (Machtig) Sass. He was a graduate from Kohler High School and worked for many years as a skilled carpenter at a variety of companies.

On June 4, 1960, Bob married Frances E. Brasser at Calvary OPC in Cedar Grove. Fran preceded Bob in death on August 16, 2017. On August 24, 2019, Bob married Carol Grainer.

Bob was a faithful member of Calvary OPC where he served as an Elder, Trustee, and groundskeeper. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking, working on the yard, collecting, and building model trains, and was an avid Wisconsin sports fan. Above all, Bob cherished time with his family.  Bob was patient, kind, steadfast, always willing to lend a helping hand, and will be dearly missed.

Bob is survived by his; daughter, Lori (Doug) Smit of Doon, IA; two sons, Rob (Mary) Sass of Sheboygan, Jon (Kris) Sass of Cedar Grove; nine grandchildren, David (Trisha) Smit, Dustin Smit, Kelsey Smit, Robbie (Tessa) Sass, Samantha (Ben) Satter, Lucas Sass, Katie (Joe) Schmidt, Emily (Dane) VanAllen, and Lyndsay Sass; two great-grandchildren, Parker Smit and Aiden Smit; one sister Mary Ashley; one brother, Richard (Debbie) Sass; and a nephew, Michael Sass. He is further survived by Carol’s family which was very dear to him: children, Karen (Jeff) Moreau, Sharon (Peter) Chapman; nine grandchildren, Chelsy (Alex), Dakota, Candice, Brad, Sydney, Sierra, Nick, Andrew, Noelle; and nine great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife Fran; his parents, Walter and Frances (Machtig) Sass; brother-in-law, Richard Ashley and Fred Brasser.

A funeral service to honor Bob’s life will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 1:30 pm at Calvary OPC with Rev. David Cornette officiating. Visitation will take place at the church on Monday from 11:30 am until the time of service at 1:30 pm. Bob will be laid to rest next to Fran at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

A livestream of the funeral service will take place on Bob’s obituary page by visiting

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his name.

The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the family with arrangements.



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November 15, 2021

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Calvary OPC

Funeral Service
November 15, 2021

1:30 PM
Calvary OPC

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