Robert Russel Lake

Robert R. Lake, age 83, of Fort Atkinson, WI passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Reena Senior Living in Fort Atkinson, WI.

Robert was born on February 2, 1935. Robert and Yvonne met in 7th grade celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on February 14, 2018.

Robert started out as a welder by trade; working toward his life’s goal of owning his own business.  He achieved his goal and he created Lakeman International, LLC. in St. Charles, IL

Known to his family and friends as Bob, he and his wife Yvonne have three children.  He hunted in his younger years, enjoyed snowmobiling and following politics, and loved his German Shepard’s.

Bob is survived by his wife Yvonne of Fort Atkinson; Daughter: Jody L. (Marvin) (Lake) Weakland of Johnson Creek, WI and her children David M. (Karleen) Liberto, Joseph R. (Michelle) Liberto, and Brian J. Liberto; Son: Robert K. Lake of Atlanta, Georgia and his children Jennifer L. Lake and Robert D. Lake. Daughter-in-law Charlene of Missouri and her children: Chad R. Lake and Erica L. (Lake) Jackman.  He is further survived by seven great grandchildren: Andrew B. Jackman, Jordan M. Jackman, Tylor B. Jackman, Robert R. Liberto, Ella K. Liberto, Colton D. Liberto, and Joseph A. Liberto, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and a son Larry A. Lake in May of 2004.

A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel, 1008 Madison Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538.  Funeral Services will follow at 6:00PM at the  Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Lema officiating.

Private family graveside services will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park, Monona, WI.