flag image
Form Wealth Management

Obituaries

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.

Comments ()
spacer
Community Bank
Site Search

Obituary Search
spacer
Young Auditorium
Regional News
LAKE GENEVA AREA REALTY
Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.