Robert J. Rydzewski found peace in God’s loving arms on May 22, 2015
at the age of 84 in Largo, FL.
Robert was the former owner of Bob-E-Lanes Bar and Bowling Alley in Milwaukee prior to moving to Largo, Florida in 1981. He and his wife enjoyed the past twelve years as “snowbirds”, splitting their time between Largo FL, and Hartland, WI.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the VFW.
He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Marlene (Polka/Mirr) Rydzewski. Dear father of James (Barbara) and the late William Rydzewski. Step-father of Nancy (the late Mark) Wisniewski, Shelley (Michael) Sarabia, Annette (Israel) Esteves, Thomas (Laura), Gary (Diane), and Frederick (Michaelene) Mirr. Brother of the late Gladys (Gene) Novak, Dorothy (the late Carl) Hejdak, the late Ruth (the late Edward) Jasinski, Leonard Rydzewski, Evelyn (David) Swiertz, the late Thomas Rydzewski, June (Frank) Szelmeczka, and Lorrie (the late Gary) Nelson. Brother-in-law of Stephen (Ruth) Polka and June (Robert) Dyar. Loving grandfather of Katie (Radek) Kadlcek, Lisa (Marcus) Fonk, Jennifer, and Joseph (Carrie) Rydzewski, Jacob Sarabia, Ashleigh (Matthew) Crain, Amber (Joseph) Pitzer, Joshua, Frank, Andrew, Matthew and Nicholas Mirr, Angela and Bronson Esteves. Cherished great-grandfather of Evangeline and Alexander Kadlcek, Caleb and Abigail Crain, Jakob Sarabia, Peyton Fonk, and the soon-to-be-born Raelyn Pitzer. Further survived by numerous nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Visitation with the family will be from 10:00am to 11:00am on Tuesday, June 2nd followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am at St. Charles Catholic Church, 313 Circle Drive, Hartland, WI.