Friday, November 1, 2013



AGE: 79

ADDRESS: W1414 River Road, Rib Lake; Township of Greenwood Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:00 P.M. Thursday, October 31 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 4 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Rev. Joseph Dietrich

INTERMENT: St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rib Lake where full military honors will be held.

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 4 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 4, 1933 in Milwaukee

EDUCATION: Graduate of Rib Lake High School; Attended North Central Technical College where he received a Certificate of Completion in Agriculture

MARRIAGE: August 6, 1960 at St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake to Jeanette E. Steinman

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1959. He then worked as a Foreman/Operator for Highway Pavers in Milwaukee until 1972, where he owned and operated a dairy farm in the Township of Greenwood until his son; Robert took it over in 1991. Robert then drove truck for Bauer until his retirement in 2003. He also did logging his entire life. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, fishing, playing baseball, golf, dart ball and bowling. Robert also enjoyed making maple syrup.

MEMBER OF: St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Jeanette E. Edelburg of Rib Lake

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kathy (Steven) Langteau of Stetsonville, Rob (Lori) Edelburg of Rib Lake, Shirley (Mike) Osowski of Minto, North Dakota, Roger (Beth) Edelburg of Freedom and Gary (Patty) Edelburg of Scandinavia.

GRANDDAUGHTER DECEASED: Tiffany J. Langteau on September 4, 2012


SURVIVING BROTHER/SISTER: Clifford Edelburg of Rib Lake and Valerie Mezich of Plover

DECEASED FATHER: Arthur C. Edelburg

DECEASED MOTHER: Clara C. Edelburg (Maiden Name: Schultz)

PALLBEARERS: Josh Langteau, Ben, Q, Lucas and Andy Edelburg, Ervin Steen, Linne Henrickson and Randy Steinman

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Robert’s family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.
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