Robert K. Oldenburger, 62, of Curtis, died unexpectedly at his home Monday, November 26, 2012.
He was born December 27, 1949, in Oaklawn, Illinois, to Taeke and Jessie (nee Solle) Oldenburger.
Mr. Oldenburger was a Purple Heart recipient during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army.
He worked in the Sanitation industry and retired in 1994.
He enjoyed outdoor sports, especially hunting and fishing.
Mr. Oldenburger is survived by his daughter, Wendy Gilman, a son-in-law, Brian Pillema, two granddaughters, Sam and Brittany Gilman, a great-grandson, Shane Gilman, a brother, Ronald Oldenburger, and a sister, Sharon Flora.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Mary Boer.
No local services will be held.
Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry assisted the family with arrangements.