Robert "Bob" Alexander of Sullivan, born Jan. 17, 1940, joined his late wife, Sandra (Schmitt) Alexander on July 31, 2019. Bob passed peacefully after a yearlong battle with lung cancer at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.
Bob served in the Navy from 1958-1964, of which part of that time he was on the USS Hancock. Upon returning home from service, he worked at Amron for 36 years as a tool and die machinest. He dropped out of school in the eighth grade, but went on to earn his GED and advanced his education having graduated with honors from MATC. Bob loved his family, farming and hunting and will be best remembered for his quick wit, charming personality, and exceptional intelligence.
He is survived by sons, Randy Alexander of Fond du Lac, Brian Alexander of Cambridge, and Scott Alexander of Arkansas; Janice Alexander (ex-wife) of Fond du Lac; sister, Joyce Schmoldt (Jim) of Nekoosa; brother-in-law, Gary Schmitt (Annette); and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
There will be a celebration of life at the Sullivan Veteran's Memorial Park, 408 Grove St. in Sullivan on Sunday, Aug. 18 from noon to 5 p.m. All friends are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Bob's name.
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