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Robert 
Wenke

Wenke, Robert
Born in Milwaukee, WI. on October 7, 1930 to Anthony and Katherine (nee Matuszak) Wenke. Passed away peacefully on December 1, 2015.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Victoria (nee Kunst) Wenke, daughter Sandra (James) Hanus, grandson Ryan, as well as other loving in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation Friday, December 4, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Visitation continues Saturday, December 5, from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at Greendale Community Church, 6015 Clover Ln, Greendale, followed by the Funeral Service at 10:00 AM. Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.
Mr. Wenke graduated from Pulaski High School and Marquette University. He worked at Mueller Climatrol before going into the banking industry at First Wisconsin National Bank and retiring as president of the BMO- Bank of Burlington. He was a Mason and a leader in many civic organizations including Rotary.
Special thanks to the Hales Corners Care Center staff for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory are suggested to Greendale Community Church or Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens.
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME
Altstadt Tyborski
Johnson Reiss Klemmer
4800 S. 84th St. (414)281-5533
Guest Book and Directions
www.heritagefuneral.com

Past Comments

Mary Malone

I worked with Mr. Wenke at First Wisconsin at Howell @ Norwich. Mr. Wenke was the best boss I ever had in 25 years at the bank. He created a professional but friendly work environment that I never found before or after my time there. I remember playing sheepshead in the lunchroom with him. We all had so much fun. I also remember on his birthday Mrs. Wenke would bring in so many treats. OMG! The tables were filled with everything you could imagine. My friend, Linda (she was a teller at the branch) and I often still speak of Mr. Wenke and how lucky we were to have worked with him. I worked there for several years and left in 1979 when I had my first baby. Funny— I was to work until the Friday, but the baby came early! Mr. Wenke called me and laughed and said “You owe me two days!” Big smile and great memory. I know he loved his family very much and I send my sincere sympathy to Vicky and Sandy.

Mary Malone -( I was Mary Peroutky when I worked with Mr. Wenke.)

Betty Roll

Vicky – I have seen you and your daughter at Hales Corners Care Center for the past several years and want to express my sympathy to you. You have been a devoted wife beyond words. I hope that Bob is at peace.

Betty Roll (family member of David and Lorraine Dolata, past residents of HCCC and currently a family member of Elaine W (down the hall from Bob’s room).

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