Robert “Bob” Pittluck, 90, died Monday, May 17, 2021. He was born January 26, 1931, on Long Island, New York to Phillip and Bernice (Haas) Pittluck. On August 19, 1954, he married Reva Gold. Reva preceded him in death in 1974. On July 26, 1975, Bob married Ronnie (Pavacich) Hodge on Long Island, merging his family of five children and her family of two into one big, blended family. The house was full of kids, dogs, cats and plenty of love.
Bob was a self-made man and leader in the motion picture optical field. He worked for many years in the motion picture editing and optical effects field, leading companies in New York and Chicago. He then started his own company doing film to digital transfer. He was fascinated with gadgets and acquired many toys to assist him with his passion for film and photography.
Bob and Ronnie vacationed often in Door County and the Virgin Islands, both locations perfect for enjoying their love of sailing. They finally retired to the Bay of Green Bay, relishing life on the water and being closer to children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be forever remembered as a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather and a good neighbor always ready to lend a hand.
Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Harvey Pittluck; daughter, Susan Pittluck; grandson, Nick Fisher and daughter-in-law, Denise Pittluck.
Those celebrating his memory include his beloved wife, Ronnie; the pets he spoiled daily, Sam and Smokey; six children, Glenn (Glenda) Pittluck, McHenry, IL; Bruce (Ellen) Pittluck, German Valley, IL; Richard Pittluck, Huntley, IL; Ari (Doug) Ohlson, McHenry, IL; Fay (Joe) Fisher, Omaha, NE; and Seth (Julie) Pittluck, McHenry, IL; nine grandchildren, Michelle (Jim) Nackers, Will (Nicke) Pittluck, Kaedan Pittluck, Daniel Ohlson, Natalie (Colton) Hanson, Delaney Fisher, Joe Fisher and Meghan Fisher; six great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Wesley Emily, Marty, Liam and Cali.
Private Family Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider a donation to the Wildlife Sanctuary, the Wisconsin Humane Society Green Bay Campus, Paul’s Pantry, or the St. John’s Homeless Shelter honoring Bob’s love of animals and his neighborly ways. Proko-Wall Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. To send an online condolence please visit www.prokowall.com.