Robert W. Gruber, 75, of Riverside and formerly of Brookfield, died suddenly on Feb. 17, 2014.

Mr. Gruber served in the U.S Marine Corps and was president/CEO of Atlantic and Western Railroad.

He was the husband of Laurette “Lori” Gruber (nee Mertz); the father of Robert W. (DeAnn) Gruber Jr. and Tricia (Rich Lavenhagen) Gruber; the grandfather of Michael, Amanda, John, Samantha and Sydney; and the brother of Joseph W. (Nancy) Gruber and Judi (the late Larry) Wondolowski.

Private services have been held.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the American Heart Association at

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.