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Please know that the love you shared will live forever. Most people never share that love and you did. It will warm your hearts forever.No words could be written to help, just know that you are one of the few lucky ones who shared each other and you have John.I'm here, Love, Laura, Eric and Kait


Posted by: Laura Studley - Hopewell Jct, NY   Jun 30, 2009

My dear friend Rob ... since I moved away, I have so missed talking with Rob, laughing with him, and working with him, too. I trusted him so as a friend and a co-worker. I send my sad sympathy to Joyce, John, and all who love Rob.


Posted by: Sherry Hudson Morris - Ellettsville, IN   Jun 30, 2009

My condolences to the Rothe family and relatives. I worked with Rob at KC in the 90's and will miss his warmth, insight, humor, and friendship. Although we hadn't seen much of each other lately, I value the time I shared with him. In sympathy,


Posted by: Mark Yonekura - Greenville, WI   Jun 30, 2009

I am very sad to hear about Rob's passing. He was a devoted and loving father to John and husband to Joyce. I was always impressed with his commitment to spending time with his family and to raising John to be the man he is today. Rob was also exceedingly generous with his time and energy with John's friends and that generosity left an impression on me. Rob will be sorely missed and I offer my deepest condolences to Joyce and John and to all of Rob's family and friends in this very difficult time.


Posted by: Brian Kaufman - Madison, WI   Jun 30, 2009

I'm very sorry to hear about Rob's passing. I worked with him for many years and valued his deep knowledge and insights on our brands at K-C. Please accept my condolences.


Posted by: Gary Keider - Mississauga   Jun 30, 2009

Ed and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to Joyce and John,and family. I worked for Rob at K-C for several years and respected his knowledge and work ethic. He was a great boss, and I'm so sorry to hear he didn't have longer to enjoy is retirement.Ed and Joan Mauthe


Posted by: Joan E. Mauthe - Fremont, WI   Jun 30, 2009

I was so sorry to hear about Rob. We spent many years together in Marketing Research and he truly gave me an appreciation for visualizing information via tab plans when I first joined the department. He was always encouraging and full of knowledge. We shared a love of biking,the outdoors, and concerts at Lawrence University. I will miss him!Respectfully,Mary Ellyn Vicksta


Posted by: Mary Ellyn Vicksta - Appleton, WI   Jun 30, 2009

"Robbie" will be missed.


Posted by: Rebecca (Pelton) Charlier - Sobieski, WI   Jun 30, 2009