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Obituary for Robert L. Chivers
Robert L. Chivers of Luck, WI died Saturday, August 1, 2009 at St. Croix Regional Medical Center in St. Croix Falls, WI at the age of 82. Robert was born August 13, 1926 in Dresser, WI to Roy and Amy (Benton) Chivers. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II in the South Pacific theater as a medic. On April 22, 1950 he was united in marriage to Arlene Jensen. To this union two sons were born. Robert graduated from Dunwoody Baking School and was a baker for 37 years. He and Arlene owned and operated a bakery in Ripon and Manitowoc. They then moved to Las Vegas where they were apartment managers until retirement. Robert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Raymond and Norman; and sisters-in-law, Leona Chivers and Dorothea Chivers. He is survived by his loving wife, Arlene of 59 years; sons, Larry of Green Bay and Ronald and his wife Kathy of Two Rivers; grandchildren, Kyle, Ashley and Nicholas Chivers; two step-grandchildren, Diana and Brittani Brugger; one brother, Russell and his wife Bernice; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 5th at 11:00AM at Luck Lutheran Church with Rev. Mary Ann Bowman officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday for 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Music will be provided by Sheila Brom as vocalist and Margie Nelson as organist. Casket bearers will be Maynard Stevens, Aaron Chivers, Richard Chivers, Duane Chivers, Joel Chivers and Kendall Petersen. Honorary casket bearers will be Roger Sandstrom, Elliot Olsen, Jerry Larson, Dick DeRouchy, Hank Kriha, Robert Gerhke and Frank Gursky. Full military honors will immediately follow the service. Interment will take place at Milltown Cemetery, Milltown, WI. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center of Milltown, WI were entrusted with funeral arrangements. For furthur assitance, please call the Rowe Funeral Home at 715-472-2444.