Robert C. “Bob” Fey, age 92 of DeForest, formerly of Monroe, passed away the morning of September 22, 2021 at The Legacy in DeForest. Bob was born on November 22, 1928 in Monroe, the son of Raymond and Nellie (Ault) Fey. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1948. He entered active duty in the U.S. Navy on January 13, 1949. Bob served on the U.S. Carpenter while stationed in Virginia and Pearl Harbor during the Korean Conflict. He earned the Good Conduct Medal and was honorably discharged on December 19, 1952.
Bob and Roswitha (Kiechle) Fuchs were married on January 18, 1985 in Hawaii. He was employed by Culligan Water and worked 20 years at St. Clare Hospital before retiring. He enjoyed the outdoors, working in the yard, cutting wood, and woodworking. Bob had a soft spot for his feline companions and loved chocolate. He always had a positive attitude along with his great sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Roswitha Fey of DeForest; two sisters, Janet (Eugene) Keener of Monticello, Helen (Lee) West of Albany; brother, Donald of Monroe; stepsons, Chris and Kurt Fuchs, both of Monroe, Scott (Sara) Fuchs of DeForest; two special granddaughters, Cecile and Samantha to whom he was Grappa Doe-Doe; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arthur; and sisters, Joan Thompson, Joyce Strehlow, and Carol Campbell.
A visitation will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe. Military gravesides services will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Monroe, with Father Tafadzwa Kushamba officiating. A luncheon will follow the services at the Koning Maple Lane Event Center, Monroe.
A memorial fund will be established in Bob’s name for the Green County Humane Society and Heartland Hospice.
The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at www.newcomerfuneralhome.net
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and the caretakers at the Legacy for their wonderful care and compassion.