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Robert Nicholas Schaub

November 20, 1941 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 76)

The beloved Robert Nicholas Schaub. DDS; LT. USNR; CPT. USAR, born 11-20-1941, passed away at 10:58am, 10-13-2018 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, after complications brought on by his years long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). He was surrounded by many loved ones. Robert was born in Milwaukee, and attended Christ King Catholic School, Marquette High School, and Marquette University School of Dentistry. He enlisted in the US Naval Reserves, trained at the Great Lakes Naval Base, and served In Vietnam with the United States Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Chu Lai, 1966. He later served his oral surgery residency at Tufts University, Boston, MA. He finally established his own private practice in West Bend where he and Donna Schaub raised four boys: Christopher (Waukesha); Peter (Longmont, CO); Reed (West Bend); and Robert Jr.(Laguna Niguet. CA). He practiced in West Bend until he retired and began teaching at the Marquette Dental Clinic. He volunteered hours at Holy Angels Church and School, and in baseball, soccer, and ski racing, traveling widely across the Upper Midwestern States with his boys. Additionally, he often would  offer his professional services to those who could not afford it on a pro bono basis.

He was a formidable challenge watching Jeopardy, enjoyed classical music, Willie Nelson, reading, skiing, running, cycling, flying (especially WWII Nightfighters), sports cars and Motorsports regularly attending the EAA Fly-In in Oshkosh and  various races at Road America.

Robert was preceded in death by his mother and father, Bernice (Inden) Schaub and Nicholas Charles Schaub. He is survived by his loving sister Carol Offenbacher (Gerard); his nieces and nephews, Judi. Patricia (Mark), Robert (Jess). Michael (Margaret): his four boys, Christopher, Peter (Nikki), Reed, and Robert Jr. (Mika); as well as his cherished grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Emma, Nicholas, Micah, Gunnar and Sonya, and the expected arrival of his seventh grandchild Mira Chan.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cure PSP, the Veterans Affairs Hospital, the Marquette Dental Clinic or Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Private services will be announced later for friends and family.

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