Robert D. Valk, 50, Oshkosh, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2011 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on September 17, 1961 to Iris( Mielke) Valk and the late Bernard Valk. He married Lorin Aitchison on April 29, 1989.
Bob had worked in retail for over 25 years and later was employed with the Bemis Company. he was an avid Packer and Badger fan and as of recently a Brewer fan. Bob enjoyed playing darts, loved spending time in his backyard and entertaining. He liked listening to Country and 50's music. Bob will be sadly missed by his dog, Cocoa.
He is survived by his wife, Lorin; his mother, Iris Valk; a brother, Roger Valk; a niece, Tina (Mike) Sullivan; and a great-nephew, Connor, sister-in-law; Eleanor Perron Valk.
Bob was preceded in death by his father Bernard, two brothers, James and Richard Valk and a sister, Janice Schoen.
Visitation will be held at Lyndahl Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 2 pm until the funeral service at 5 pm with Reverend Luke Ferris officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Bob's name.
The family would like to thank Dr. Dar and the entire staff at Aurora Hospital in Oshkosh. A special thank you to Sister Margrit and Rev. Luke, family and friends for all of their support.
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The world is a much poorer place without Bob. He was a special friend, great neighbor and one of the truly Nice Guys. 'Hope Bob and Rick enjoy the view of Lambeau Field from up there.
Lori: Mere words cannot express our sorrow at your loss. Bob will truly be missed by all of us. We'll always remember all the good times we had at the '50's dance and I can't help but think that Bob and Rick are wearin... more
Dear Bobby, We miss you, we love you, but are you sure your birthday isn't September 21st. You were sweetest guy I've ever known. Please don't jink the bears, just the Cubs. We'll watch over Lorin down here and let... more
Lorin, I saw your husband's obituary in the paper. My sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. We know each other from US Bank. Barb Ferrier.
Bob was a great big teddy bear. I have so many great memories of him and the rest of the "gang" that I grew up with just cruising and having fun being young and foolish. He was special man and a special friend. My hea... more
Lorin -- may God's comfort and guidance be with you and your family during this time of loss. Bob will continue to rejoice and celebrate as the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers continue to play. Bob's eyes will be on the Be... more