Robert G. Hamann

Robert G. Hamann

Mr. Bob Hamann of Saukville passed away at Ascension Columbia-St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital in Mequon on Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019. He was 79 years old. Robert was born in Milwaukee on April 6, 1940, son of George and Aloina Yost Hamann. He attended local schools and graduated from Bay View High School , Class of 1958 before proudly serving in the US Air Force from 1959 until 1965. On May 1, 1965, Bob was united in marriage with Kay Knapp at Albright Methodist Church in Milwaukee. The couple settled in Milwaukee and started their family, later moving to Saukville in 1978. Mr. Hamann began working at Manpower in Milwaukee as a punch-card operator and retired as a computer programmer in 2005, after 41 years on the job. Bob was an active member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church in Port Washington; he taught adult Sunday School, was on the Ad Council, was an Annual Conference delegate and served as a lay leader for many years. Bob was very community-minded; a member of the Saukville Lions, he had also served on the Saukville Village board for eleven years, the Saukville Planning Commission and the Utility Board. In 2013 he was named the Saukville Citizen of the Year. Mr. Hamann had an interest in history and the Presidents of the United States. He and Kay traveled to the homes of all the presidents, and to their gravesites as well, with only a few exceptions. Bob also loved trains of all kinds, and had a tradition of taking his granddaughters to see the trains at the Milwaukee Domes every year. He is survived by his wife Kay of Saukville, their daughters Beth (Mark) Davis of Glendale and Sue (Andrew Hunn) Hamann of Madison, as well as granddaughters Erika Davis of Shorewood and Jenny Davis of Madison. He is further survived by special friends Wayne and Marguerite Lueptow, other family and friends. Bob is preceded in death by his parents. Funeral Services will be held at 4PM on Sunday, October 13th at the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 505 W. Grand Avenue in Port Washington. Pastor Janet Hartzell will preside. The family will receive visitors at the CHURCH on Sunday from 2-4PM. Bob will be laid to rest the following day at Wisconsin Memorial Park. If desired, memorials to Grand Ave. United Methodist Church are suggested. The Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington is assisting the family with arrangements; online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com .
April 6, 1940 - October 9, 201904/06/194010/09/2019
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Mr. Bob Hamann of Saukville passed away at Ascension Columbia-St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital in Mequon on Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019. He was 79 years old.Robert was born in Milwaukee on April 6, 1940, son of George and Aloina Yost Hamann. He attended local schools and graduated from Bay View High School , Class of 1958 before proudly serving in the US Air Force from 1959 until 1965.On May 1, 1965, Bob was united in marriage with Kay Knapp at Albright Methodist Church in Milwaukee. T...

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Grand Avenue United Methodist Church
505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, WI 53074
262-284-9478