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Robert W. Opper

Died: Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Age: 71
Robert W. Opper, 71, Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. Celebration of his life Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the chapel of Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lake Geneva. Pastor Mark Moller-Gunderson of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church officiated. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the family. To sign the online guest registry, go to www.derrickfuneralhome.com.

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