Robert was born in Bronx, NY and came to this area in 1968 from Woodstock, NY. He served our nation in the US Army in Vietnam. He was a retired insurance agent. Robert was a member of Rotary and Moose Lodge. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Diane, daughters Vanessa (Martin) Cosgrove of New Hampshire, Jennifer (Dr Dean) Selig of Mississippi, grandchildren Marty and Ollie Cosgrove, Mia, Isla and Saige Selig. He was preceded in death by two brothers Ferdinand and Ralph Wichmann.