Robert A. Bonfigt, age 80, a Two Rivers resident died Tuesday evening, January 17, 2023 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.
He was born November 21, 1942 in Two Rivers, a son of the late Ben and Dolores (Hall) Bonfigt in Mishicot.
Robert was a graduate of Mishicot High School with the class of 1961. On June 6, 1964 he married Charlotte Kopetsky at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Over the years Robert was employed with the Mishicot Co-op, Hamilton Industries, Oil Rite, and retired from Humana.
Robert was also a longtime member of the Two Rivers Lions Club. He loved spending time with family. Robert enjoyed being at the cottage, boating, swimming and mopeding. He also enjoyed going out to eat and a pint of whiskey sour with olives.
Survivors include his two daughters and sons-in-law: Tina and Earl DeLong, Two Rivers, Becky and Keith Challoner, Sun Prairie; three grandaughters Jillian DeLong, Katherine and Travis Knaggs, and Sydney and Dylan Thorson, one sister Alice Bonfigt, Manitowoc; two brothers and three sister-in-laws; Mary Jean Bonfigt, Kimberly, Francis and and Pat Bonfigt, Ben and Norma Bonfigt, all of Two Rivers. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. As well as his loving cat Rocket.
He was also proceeded in death by his wife Charlotte Bonfigt; one brother Raymond Bonfigt; parents-in-law: Gerald and Joan Kopetsky; one sister-in-law Sharon Bonfigt; and his wonderful cat, Fritz.
Cremation has occurred. A memorial service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11:00 am at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 3201 Mishicot Road, with Rev. Carl Schmitt officiating. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Friday, January 27, 2023 at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the family by visiting www.lakeshorefamilyfuneralhomes.com
The family would like to thank the Emergency Room Staff and the 3rd floor nursing staff at Aurora for their compassionate care and support during Bob’s brief illness.
The Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Klein & Stangel location, is assisting the family with arrangements.