In lieu of flowers, please donate to
a charity of your choice in Herbert’s name.
Herbert Dobbe passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the age of 97, reuniting with his beloved wife Ruth. He has been the loving father of Debbie Stich, Dale and Marge Dobbe, Bonnie Dobbe & Marc Desiderio, and Sherrie & Richard Davidson, proud grandfather of 7 and great-grandfather of 6, eldest brother to Eugene (Shirley) Dobbe, Edward John (Aline) Dobbe, Jerome (Joyce) Dobbe, and Kaye (Lloyd) Stankowski. He will be dearly missed by many family and friends, including a special person in his later years, Helen Mordeszewski.
Preceded in death by wife Ruth (Wanta) Dobbe, grandson Eric J Dobbe, brother Eugene (and wife Shirley) Dobbe, brother Jerome (and wife Joyce) Dobbe, sister-in-law Aline Dobbe, and brother-in-law Lloyd Stankowski.
Herbert was born in Thiensville, WI in 1924. He was a loving man who enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, playing cards, and a good polka. His strong work ethic and love of his family led him to join the CCC and later enlisted in the US Navy at age 18. He served on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific during WWII. Proprietor of Dobbe’s Variety store for 30 years.
Gathering will take place at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin, Sunday, August 29, 2021, from 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM. The memorial service will begin at 3:00 PM, with dinner to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice in Herbert’s name.