Obit: Lulloff, Robert #2 (1927 - 2011)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Lulloff, Marden, Albers
----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI 28 Sept 2011)
Lulloff, Robert (21 DEC 1927-24 SEPT 2011)
Robert F. Lulloff, 83, Neillsville, died on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, and again from 10-11 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the United Church of Christ, Neillsville. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., at the church. Military honors will be accorded by the Neillsville Veteran’s Council. Interment will be at a later date. Honorary casket bearers will be Howard Sturtz ll, Norman Saracoff, Richard Schleifer and Casmir Zajac. Casket bearers will be Darrell Poeschel, Steve Mabie, Floyd Short, Milford Tesmer, Russell Vandeberg and Duane "Pete" Peterson.
Robert Franklin Lulloff was born on Dec. 21, 1827, at the Marshfield Hospital to Frank and Emma Lulloff. He graduated from Loyal High School and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, followed by various jobs in Loyal. He married Anita Marden on June 18, 1960. They lived their married life in Neillsville. His Illustrious career began in Neillsville in 1955 with WCCN Radio as morning announcer and news reporter through the late 1960’s. In 1956, he was elected Clark County coroner. He served in that capacity for 42 years and in various offices for the Wisconsin Coroners and Medical examiners. In 1967, Bob and Anita acquired the Sears Catalogue Store and managed it through 1992. Beginning in 1980, Bob served as mayor of Neillsville foe 14 years. In the 2000s, he delivered flowers for Luedtke Floral. In 2004, he was recognized for 50 years of dedicated service to the Gesche Funeral Home. In addition, Bob reported and wrote for the Marshfield News Herald, Tribune Record Gleaner, and the Clark County Press for decades. He emceed fair events, parades, and talent shows around the area and also was recognized for 32 years as master of ceremonies for Clark County queen contests. He was a member of the Neillsville Rotary Club since 1955, serving as all capacities. He was also a member of the American Legion, and a long-time member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of United Church of Christ since 1960, served as a deacon, conducted many church services and was a member of the choir. He enjoyed many years of camping with the family and many years after with Anita and their cherished pet dogs. Other notable interests of Bob included motorcycles and the Honda Scooter, vintage cars, "Bob’s MG," the Tri County Antique Auto Club, and golfing. He purchased an airplane in the 1970s with Norm Saracoff. Bob and Anita enjoyed several years flying around Wisconsin and other states.
Survivors include his wife, Anita; six children, Kathy Albers, Jacksonville, Fla., Mike Lulloff, Odesa Texas, Tom Lulloff, Fort Worth, Texas, Jerry Marden, Neillsville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one brother, Bill (Carol) Lulloff, Eau Claire; one sister, Donna Seltrecht, Gilmanton; and a very cherished Pomeranian, Julie Mae.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Wisconsin in care of the Gesche Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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