Robert R. Valentine Jr., 90, of La Crosse, died on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in the Tomah VA Medical Center. He was born in La Crosse on October 15, 1928, to Robert Sr. and Lila (Reichart) Valentine. He married Delores Mae Theisen on September 23, 1953, in Indiana.
Robert spent his career working for the Air Force, was a World War II veteran, and was stationed in countries all over the globe. He enjoyed watching football and baseball, and especially enjoyed making wartime model airplanes.
He is survived by five children, Debbie (Joseph) Kelemen, Robin (Sharon) Valentine, Jerry (Vicki) Valentine, Ursula Martin, and Steward (Roschelle) Valentine, seventeen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Robert was is also survived by his two brothers, Ricky Valentine and James (Charlotte) Washburn of Las Vegas, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Delores, two sisters, Patty and Carrol, and two grandchildren.
Per Robert’s wishes, there are no services planned at this time.