Robert “Peeps” M. Pieper, 74, of New Holstein passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 29, 1945 in Sheboygan to the late Harvey and Thelma (Morgan) Pieper.
Robert graduated from New Holstein High School in 1963. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving from 1963 until 1967.
On Sept. 19, 1964 he married Darlene Rietbrock at St. Peter’s UCC in Kiel.
Robert worked at Tecumseh Engine Products in New Holstein for over 40 years until his retirement.
He was an avid Packers, Badgers, and Brewers fan.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene; his three children, daughter Sheri Wilharms of New Holstein and her children, Abby, Josh, and Kate; son Scott (Elizabeth) Pieper of New Holstein and their children Nathan (Alyx) Pieper and their daughter, Everly, of Kiel; and Sydnee Pieper of New Holstein and his son Michael (Mary Ellen) Pieper of Greenleaf, and their son, Bently; his brother, Keith Pieper; his sister-in-law, Mary Pieper of New Holstein; and his brothers-in-law, Rudy Wendling of Kiel and Carlos Miller of Plymouth. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Barb Wendling; and his brother, Jim Pieper.
A gathering of family and friends will take place at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein, on Friday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. Military Rites will take place at the funeral home Friday evening at 6 p.m.
For further details please contact Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein at 898-4300 or visit