Robert Wishert

Robert Lee Wishert, 58, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 7, 2019. He was born Nov. 27, 1960 to Leon and Janette Popp Wishert. Robert was a retired truck driver. He was a talented painter and loved to be outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Barbara Van Ness Wishert; son, Robert Colten Wishert and Amanda; daughter-in-law, Sarah Denfip Wishert; siblings, Johnny Wishert and wife Carol, Cindy Priesmeyer and husband Donald, Connie Schertz and husband Allen, Janet Perks and husband Adam and Shirley Hansen and husband Jeff; grandsons, Riley Cooper Wishert and Zander; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; son, Leon Robert Wishert and godparents, Oliver and Bernice Wishert.

Services will be private.

Memorial donations in memory of Robert may be made to the donor’s choice.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.

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