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Robert E. Dinkelman

November 23, 1946 September 15, 2019
Robert E. Dinkelman
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Robert E. “Bob” Dinkelman, age 72, of Plymouth, WI, passed away peacefully on Sunday (September 15, 2019) at his home.

He was born on November 23, 1946 in Chicago IL, a son of the late Herman and Bernice Dinkelman.

Bob attended Thorp Grammar School in Chicago and graduated from Carl Schurz High School in 1965. After high school he went on to attend University of Illinois in Champaign for three years before entering the Unites States Army. He served in the United States Army from July 20, 1970 to March 14, 1972 during the Vietnam War.

On September 9, 1972, he married Loretta “Lorie” Thiessen in Inman, Kansas. The couple resided in Chicago, IL, for 20 years before moving to Plymouth, WI, in 1993.

Bob drove truck for various trucking companies before retiring in 1962.

He was a natural when it came to playing sports. He played college football and after college he continued to play hockey, softball, and golf. Bob was inducted into the Chicago 16-inch softball Hall of Fame in 2009.

Bob enjoyed helping to coach his grandsons little league baseball team and spending time with family and friends. He was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. He enjoyed playing pool in league as well as spending afternoons golfing.

He was a member of the Plymouth VFW World Cheese Center Post #5612 in Plymouth.

Survivors include his wife: Lorie of Plymouth; Two daughters: Sophie Dinkelman of Plymouth and Sarah Dinkelman of Sheboygan Falls; Grandson: Aiden Dinkelman of Plymouth; Brother: Ron (Dotti) Dinkelman of Ocala, Florida; Sister: Gail (Jim) McClellan of Chicago; and Brother-in-law: Jake Thiessen of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; Son: Jacob Dinkelman; and Brother: Herman Dinkelman.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday (September 19, 2019) at 2:00 PM at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Rev. Kristal Klemme, Pastor of First Congregational UCC in Plymouth, will officiate.

Visitation will take place on Thursday (Sept. 19) at Suchon Funeral Home from 12:00 PM until time of Services.

Military Rites will be conducted by the Plymouth VFW World Cheese Center Post # 5612 following the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Bob’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

19

Sep

12:00 PM 9/19/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Suchon Funeral Home

1317 State Road 67
Plymouth, WI 53073

Suchon Funeral Home
1317 State Road 67 Plymouth 53073 WI
United States

Service

Thursday

19

Sep

2:00 PM 9/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Suchon Funeral Home

1317 State Road 67
Plymouth, WI 53073

Suchon Funeral Home
1317 State Road 67 Plymouth 53073 WI
United States
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