Robert Harold Breselow
February 21, 1941 – September 8, 2018
Robert was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in 1941. He was the only child of Leona and Harold Breselow. After graduating high school he joined the Wisconsin National Guard and was activated to Ft. Lewis, WA in 1961. After an Honorable discharge from the Army, Robert apprenticed in carpentry and achieved the highest level of Journeyman Carpenter. He worked on many of the buildings in Thurston County. He taught carpentry at South Puget Sound Community College and served five years as President of the Carpenter’s Union 1148.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marilee and three step daughters, Deborah Klug of Redmond, OR; Sandra Pishner of Olympia, WA and Teresa Bosch of Yorktown, VA and two children from his first marriage. Between Robert and Marilee they had 10 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.
Robert enjoyed traveling with his wife. They went on several cruises with friends and family and he would travel throughout the Pacific NW, with her when she worked for the Girl Scouts.
Robert enjoyed working on lawn tractors and maintaining their 2 ½ acre property. One of his favorite things to do was to attend antique tractor shows in Washington and Oregon. He enjoyed being in the outdoors and hiking and camping. His favorite store was Harbor Freight where he thought that each SALE sign said “Robert buy me”, which he did.
Robert was an avid collector of toy tractors and antique lawn tractors. He favored John Deere tractors and has a toy tractor collection that outgrew his display area.
Robert was proceeded in death by his parents, and his youngest son, Timothy Breselow.
- Celebration of Life Thursday, September 20, 2018