Robert “Bob” E. Hulett, 75, of Neillsville, WI died on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the Neillsville Care and Rehab.
Robert Eugene Hulett was born on June 14, 1943 in Hixton, WI the son of Francis and Vera (Gates) Hulett. After his schooling he moved to Thorp where he worked for a cheese factory. There he met Mary Moore. They were married and then later divorced. He then met Mary Emer. They were united in marriage on Nov 6, 1971. They moved to Neillsville and Bob worked at the Neillsville Foundary for many years, then at Nelson Filter, IGA and later at Figi’s. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. Bob also served in the United States Navy.
Bob will be remembered for his great laugh and how he loved to pick on his sisters, nieces, nephews and friends. He loved his vegetable and flower gardens and enjoyed cooking, canning and sharing his produce with his family. He also loved wood working, hunting, fishing and spent most of the winter ice fishing with his wife, Mary. He also loved watching the Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Bay Packers.
He is survived by his sisters, Karen (Ron) Moore of Merrillan, WI, Carol (Bob) Heath of Janesville, WI and Darlene (Ron) Brunner of Eau Claire, WI and a sister-in-law, Patricia Hulett of Black River Falls, WI, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary, 3 brothers, Kenny, Edward (Judy) and Wayne Hulett.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cahtolic Cemetery. A lunch will follow at the north shelter in Schuster’s Park in Neillsville.
Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Bob’s family.