Robert (Rob) Philipp
Robert Harold Philipp, a loving father, son, brother and friend to many passed away on Friday, September 29, 2023 at the age of 61. He is survived by his mother; Shirley, his son; Matthew (Jerica) Philipp, granddaughter; Parker, grandsons; Jaxton, Jedrix, Jaylex and Maddix, sisters; Pam and Trish, along with several nieces and loved ones. Rob is preceded in death by his father; Robert and sister; Karen.
Rob was born on November 14th, 1961 to Robert and Shirley Philipp in Wausau, WI. He grew up in the family car business and continued on into his adult life, from being a mechanic to moving into sales and finishing his career as a GM. In his younger years you could find him on the ice playing hockey for the Cyclones or at any ball diamond playing softball. He spent most of his adult life at the family cottage in Harrison Hills, Wi., cruising the lake with a drink in his hand where the sunsets were glorious.
The most important thing to Rob was family. He will be additionally missed by his numerous friends and neighbors. He never missed an opportunity to spend time with his son and grandkids. Among his favorite past times he was an avid packer fan and loved to shoot pool. His fun spirit always made for a good time with those around him.
A Celebration of Life for Rob will be held on Friday, October 13th, 2023 from 11AM-2PM at Brainard Funeral Home, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston, WI. There will be open mic from 2PM-3PM, you'll have the opportunity to share memories of Rob. Afterwards please join the family at the 19th Hole to continue the Celebration in Honor of "Rob"