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Robert G. Abhold

Robert G. “Bob” Abhold

Age 73

Of Plymouth, WI

Passed away early Saturday morning (June 9, 2018) at his home with his loving wife by his side.

He was born on October 15, 1944 in Fond du Lac, WI, a son of the late Robert L. and Coletta (Reilly) Abhold. 

Bob attended St. Michael Catholic Grade School in Dotyville and graduated from Campbellsport High School in 1963.

In 1964, he joined the National Guard and served for 6 years.

On November 20, 1965 he married Helen Gessert in Dotyville. The couple resided in St. Cloud for several years where he worked as an auto mechanic for Feldner Chevrolet.

In 1969, they moved to Plymouth where he worked for GTE (now Verizon) for 27 years retiring in 1996. 

During his retirement, they spent their winters in Benson, AZ and summers at Lake Puckwaway. He fixed clocks of all kinds and loved driving and walking the mountains.  Bob had Magic Hands and could fix anything he laid his hands on.

Bob was a faithful and loving husband to his wife Helen and loving father to his 4 children.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years: Helen of Plymouth, his daughter: Julie Evans of Sheboygan Falls, Son: Rob of Bayonne, New Jersey and his twin sons: Joe and John of Shelby Township in Michigan. Three grandchildren: Paige and Arthur Abhold and Trevor Evans and by his very Special neighbor who he loved like a son: Dave Capelle of Plymouth.

Also survived by many brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends.

Private family graveside services will be held at the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. Rae Ann Beebe, pastor of Saron United Church of Christ in Johnsonville will officiate.

A memorial fund is being established in Bob’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

Services Rendered by: Suchon Funeral Home

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