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“I worked with Rob when I was at Kimberly-Clark between 1980 and 1985. I still remember the kind hospitality Joyce and Rob provided me when I first...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Roderick Brown - Nashville, TN

“I'm so very sorry to hear about the loss of Rob. He was a very influential person in my life. As a friend of John, I was frequently the recipient of...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Byron Eddy - St. Paul, MN

“I am very sorry to hear of Rob's passing and send my family's prayers and condolences. I learned of his passing while on vacation and was unable to...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Ward - Appleton, WI

“Extending my sympathy to Rob's family. I heard of Rob's passing on vacation so was unable to attend the visitation. Wanted to express to you what a...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Dawn Houghton - Appleton, WI

“It was a pleasure to work with Rob on projects at KC and to work out at the exercise facility. It is a very sad time for all who were fortunate to...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Stephen Samu - neenah, WI

“Joyce and John we are very sorry to hear of Rob's passing. We always enjoyed our time together whether it was in Appleton or Four Mile Lake. We...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Lee & Trudy Klauk - Three Lakes, WI

“Rob’s vitality and love of life was infectious, making us feel the high point of his time at Four Mile Lake was us. That’s the kind of...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Don and Karen - Petersburg, AK

“I am very sorry to hear of Rob's passing. I worked with him for several years and could always count on him for his learned perspectives. He was a...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Tim McFarland - Neenah, WI

“Joyce and John,Please accept my sympathies for your loss of Rob. I am very sorry that I will not be able to attend his funeral and show my respects...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Drake - Shanghai

“I want to extend my condolences to your family. Rob was my sister's (Emily Wilson) supervisor at K-C up until the time of her death in 1997. I was...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Wilson - Oshkosh, WI

“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...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Laura Studley - Hopewell Jct, NY

“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...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sherry Hudson Morris - IN

“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....Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Mark Yonekura - Greenville, WI

“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...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Brian Kaufman - Madison, WI

“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. ...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Gary Keider - Mississauga

“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...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Joan E. Mauthe - Fremont, WI

“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...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Ellyn Vicksta - Appleton, WI

“"Robbie" will be missed. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Rebecca (Pelton) Charlier - WI


Rothe, Robert A.AppletonAge 61, passed away unexpectedly at his cabin in Three Lakes on Sunday, June 28, 2009. He was born December 28, 1947 in Appleton, the son of the late Richard and Anne (Pelton) Rothe. On January 6, 1974 he married his wife of 35 years, Joyce Steger, in Appleton. Rob was employed by Kimberly Clark for 33 years, primarily in marketing research. Robert is survived by his wife, Joyce; son, John; twin sister, Mary (John) Curtis; and brothers: Richard (Barbara) Rothe and Peter Rothe.A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Rob's name is being established. Wichmann Funeral Home537 North Superior StreetAppleton, WI 54911(920) 739-1231

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