Robert Page Obituary

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Robert Leonard Page

June 14, 1926 - July 11, 2014
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PAGE, JR., Robert L., died July 11, 2014 in Tampa. Born June 14, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI to Robert L. Page, Sr. and Gladys B. (Pierce) Page. He moved to Tampa in 1938 and attended Roosevelt Elementary, Wilson Middle and Plant High Schools with the class of 1944 where he was appointed ROTC Lt. Col. in 1944 having been a First Lieutenant in 1943. He joined the Merchant Marine prior to graduation and traveled to Honduras before serving in the U. S. Army of Occupation Infantry First Division, Red One from March, 1946 until December 24, 1948. He married Ursula ("Uschi") Kriesten, a German national, October 26, 1948 in Bamberg, Germany....

PAGE, JR., Robert L., died July 11, 2014 in Tampa. Born June 14, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI to Robert L. Page, Sr. and Gladys B. (Pierce) Page. He moved to Tampa in 1938 and attended Roosevelt Elementary, Wilson Middle and Plant High Schools with the class of 1944 where he was appointed ROTC Lt. Col. in 1944 having been a First Lieutenant in 1943. He joined the Merchant Marine prior to graduation and traveled to Honduras before serving in the U. S. Army of Occupation Infantry First Division, Red One from March, 1946 until December 24, 1948. He married Ursula ("Uschi") Kriesten, a German national, October 26, 1948 in Bamberg, Germany. They returned to the U. S. on December 23, 1948 and in August, 1949 he began his university studies at Mexico City College. They returned to Tampa in July, 1950 where he attended the University of Tampa, earning recognition on the Dean's List for Academic Honors among students during their first semester and graduated cum laude in 1952. He then pursued graduate level study at the University of Wisconsin - Madison before joining his father's business, Ace Window Cleaning, in Milwaukee, WI in 1953. They returned to Tampa in January, 1962 to establish a business, National Building Maintenance, which he and his wife operate. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Ursula ("Uschi"), daughters Robin Otto (Michael O'Brien), Jacqueline Casanova; grandchildren Christine (Ollie) Muslin, Jennifer Edwards, Joaquin Casanova, Jason Edwards and Santiago (Yanel) Casanova; great grand-son Jaxson Muslin; sister-in-law Ilse Czoik; nephews and niece Eberhard (Dee) Grosser, Ursula ("Uschi") Czoik and Michael Czoik. Preceded in death by his parents and sister Joy Bennett. A Mass to celebrate his life will be held at Christ the King Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33609 on Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, donations requested to Christ the King Church School Fund. He will be buried in the cemetery at St. Patrick's Church in Adele, WI. Please sign the online guestbook at www.BlountCurryMacDill.com



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"Liebe Uschi und Familie, die Nachricht über Onkel Roberts Tod macht und sehr betroffen. Wir fühlen mit euch und denken an euch in diesen schweren Stunden. ..." Simone Thiele (Oelsnitz/E.)

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