Robert A. “Tiny” Henson, 76, of Milwaukee, Wis., died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Lutheran Manor, in Menomonee Falls, Wis. As per his wishes, cremation has been accorded. A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12 at Loving Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3909 W. Clinton Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the family or to the church via Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, N84 W17937, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Robert A. “Tiny” Henson, 76, of Milwaukee, Wis., died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Lutheran Manor, in Menomonee Falls, Wis. As per his wishes, cremation has been accorded. A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12 at Loving Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3909 W. Clinton Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the family or to the church via Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, N84 W17937, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Bob was born Sept. 27, 1940, in Geneseo, the son of Arthur E. & Florence (DeBates) Henson. After graduating from Geneseo High School, he went on to graduate from the American Institute of Commerce. From there, he moved to Milwaukee where he secured a job with American Motors. When AMC closed, he secured a job with Sunstrand Corp, in their Falk Division. At the time of Falk Division’s closure, he went to work for Miller Brewing Co. Bob retired in 2007. He enjoyed being with his family, and he especially enjoyed his whitewater rafting trip with his three brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Anita; son, Jason, of Cedar Falls, Iowa; daughter, Jennifer, of Milwaukee, Wis.; three brothers, Terry (Sheila) of Cleveland, Ill.; Jim (Elaine), of Geneseo; and Jack (Deb), of East Moline; and numerous nieces and nephews.