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Robert J. Wolf, Sr

Robert J. Wolf, Sr

Robert J. Wolf, Sr. age 73 of Elmwood, died Monday November 23, 2020 at Clark County Health Care Center in Owen, WI.

Bob was born October 27, 1947 in Durand.  He was the son of George and Angeline (Bates) Wolf and graduated from Elmwood High School in 1965. Bob worked construction and drove semi for several years.  Bob then worked on the family farm in the Township of Eau Galle, Dunn County.  His last employment was with 3M in Menomonie.  Bob married Bernadine Crowe in 1969 and they later divorced.  Bob later married Judith Geisert Hoyt in 1989.

Bob was a jack of all trades, he could fix cars, machinery and just about anything.  We called him “Bob the Builder” because he could build anything.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, building things and helping others.  He gave freely of his time to help friends and family. He adored his kids, grandkids and his dog Kayla.

Bob is survived by his children, Julianna (Mike) Colson of Menomonie, Bob Wolf Jr. of Hayward; step children, Brenda Hoyt, and Toni (Jeff) Oas, both of Menomonie, Chad (Katie) Hoyt of Hudson, Kevin Hoyt of Stevens Point, Brian Hoyt of Hudson, a special niece, Pamela Wolf of St. Paul MN; grandchildren, Kyle, Charis, Brodi, Allison, Chase, Kristina (Matt), Chellsey, Berklee (Chad), D.J., Ramsey, Kendell, Tatum, Abigail, Ayden; great grandchildren, Quinton, Sybella, Lilly; siblings, Larry (Mary) Wolf of River Falls, Mary (John) Ausman of Elk Mound, Rita (Rick) Nelson of White Bear Lake, MN, Bill (Teresa) Wolf of Hudson, Sue (Nick) Sperger of Durand, Molly Wolf of Elmwood, Joe (Teresa) Wolf of Elmwood, Tony (Jen) Wolf of Lino Lakes, MN;  brother-in-law, Dick Risler of Eau Claire; sister-in-law, Lynn Schulz of Fond du Lac, many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Judith, a brother Jim, a sister Sharon Risler;  a sister-in-law, Paulette Spielman, and a brother-in-law, John Richert.

Due to Covid 19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


  1. Kathleen D. Berger

    Molly, I am so sorry to hear about your brother's passing, my sympathies go out to you and all your family!!!

  2. Judi Krause Bauer

    My sympathy to the Wolf families. Bob was a classmate of mine.

  3. Margery Robole Ginsbach

    So sorry to hear that Bob passed away, he was a very good guy, fun to go to school with him, nice personality! My deepest sympathy to his family.

  4. Lori Kistner

    So sorry to all of you. I was lucky to have worked with Bob before he retired. He was a great man.

  5. Suzi Crownhart

    My sympathy to the Wolf family. Bob was a great guy and classmate. May he Rest In Peace.

  6. William Wolf

    My deepest sympathy.

  7. Betty Huebner Hawkins

    Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a classmate, and a super nice guy. My prayers and condolences to his family.

  8. Betty Huebner Hawkins

    Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a classmate, and a super nice guy. My prayers condolences to his family.

  9. Barbara A Freiberg

    So sorry to learn of Bob's death. He was a classmate and a very special friend. A very nice, generous guy - Wish all the family peace and God's Blessings.

  10. Linda Stone

    I am sorry to hear that Bob has passed. He was a long time coworker at 3M and a good friend. I could always count on Bob to help me out when asked. He was a very giving person. He was liked by all who knew him.

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