Robert C. Krems, 94, of Brookfield, died Sept. 13, 2012.

Mr. Krems was born in Brookfield on May 5, 1918 to Helen Henrietta (nee Wollenberg) and Richard C. Krems Sr. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and later worked as an engineer for a telephone utility company.

He was the husband of the late Madeline Krems (nee Kershner); the father of Debra (John) Hursh, Doreen (Michael) Mangano, Denise Krems and Donna (George) Caithamer; the grandfather of John Hursh, Diane Hursh, Chrissy Hursh, Brittany Mangano, Rachel Mangano, Mallory Mangano, Amber Pierce, Brendan Krems, George “Robby” Caithamer, Lauren Caithamer, Michele Caithamer, Karen Caithamer and Katie Caithamer.

Funeral services and interment were private. Interment was at Clarendon Hills Cemetery.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.