Robert Raboin

NORWAY — Robert Alan Raboin, 68, of Norway, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home in Norway.

He was born Dec. 14, 1950, in Norway, son of the late Alan and Marilyn (Willis) Raboin.

He graduated from Niagara High School in 1969 and continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, graduating with his bachelor’s degree in 1976.

Bob married Susan Russ on June 18, 1977, and taught school for 30 years at Coolidge Elementary School in Neenah, Wis., where he was the Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year in 1987.

Bob loved music, singing and playing the guitar, he always enjoyed being with others and sharing his musical talents.

He was a big supporter of his family, especially his sons. He never missed any of their sporting events or things they were involved with.

Bob is survived by his wife of 41 years, Susan; his sons, Peter Raboin of Oshkosh, Wis., and Charlie (Samantha) Raboin of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandson, Nolan Raboin; sister, Jeri (Roger) Allen of Niagara, Wis.; father-in-law, Pete Russ of Norway; sister-in-law, Kathy (Wes) Palmer of Norway; brother-in-law, Jim Russ of Green Bay, Wis.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jon Raboin.

Family will greet friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

A memorial service will follow at 1:30 p.m. Saturday the funeral home.

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Arrangements have been made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.