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Robert Furman

Died: Friday, February 07, 2014
Age: 75
Robert Furman, 75, Williams Bay, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center at Elkhorn.

He was born May 29, 1938, in Chicago to parents Joseph A. and Helen M. Asselborn Furman. He married Donna Serp on Jan. 30, 1960, at Cicero, Ill.

Robert earned a masterís degree in engineering. He was employed by Goss Press Company who designed and built printing presses. Later, he was self-employed as a consultant for small businesses.

For years, he was a caregiver, caretaker and guardian for his disabled sister, Marilyn.

He is survived by his wife, Donna; a son Michael (Julia), Cary, Ill.; his daughter, Valerie (Robert) Crawford, Bloomington, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Lindsey and Jacob Crawford.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Marilyn; and one brother, Donald.

A celebration of life was at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Toynton Funeral Home in Walworth. Visitation was from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Lake Geneva Water Safety Patrol, the Aurora VNA Hospice of Wisconsin or to a charity of oneís choice.

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