Bob Schaefer is a retired Civil and
Environmental Engineer from the
Department of Natural Resources.
He retired at the end of 2008 after 33 years
working in the field of wastewater
treatment with an emphasis on organic
solids reuse and in water supply with an
emphasis on water treatment.
Bob primarily worked in the Central
office of the DNR but also worked for 5
years at the South Central Regional
Bob was born in West Bend, WI, and attended the UW-Madison College
of Engineering, as did his father and brother. He also completed a
degree from the College of Agriculture in Natural Resources.
Basically, he never left Madison once he arrived. He met his wife here
and they settled in, both finding full time work in the area, Bob with the
DNR and Nan as a Physical Therapist for the state, VA, school district
and as a gymnastics instructor.
They have three daughters and so far . . . two grandchildren.
The Schaefer's and the grandchildren
Big Bear Lake, CA