Robert H. Trautsch age 79 of Eastman passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, WI from injuries sustained in an accident on July 4, 2019. He was born March 10, 1940 the son of Harry and Edna (Seymour) Trautsch. He served in the US Army and later in the Army National Guard. He married Elizabeth Andrew on July 31, 1965 at the LaFarge Methodist Church. Bob farmed in the Eastman area and owned and operated Bob’s Place in Eastman. He was a past Tavern League President. He later owned T.F. Agri-Service in Seneca, WI. Bob also worked as a seed dealer for Munson Hybrids which would become Cornelius Hybrids. He was an active member of the Eastman Community and will be sadly missed by all. He is survived by his wife Beth of Eastman, his children Lori (Mike) Lehner and Scott (Renee) Trautsch, his sister Mardell (Bill) Winter, his grandchildren, Garett, Michael, Jeremiah, Karla (Tom), Janaya (Adam), Katie and Kristina (Troy). He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Janice McGrath
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Prairie du Chien, Pastor’s Cheryl Weaver and Mike Christensen officiating, with burial in the National Cemetery, in Eastman, WI. Military honors will be accorded by the State of Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Friends may call on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of services. www.garrityfuneralhome.com
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