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Robert L. Paggi

July 22, 2019


           Robert L. Paggi, age 74, of Genoa, passed away peacefully at his home on July 22nd, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on June 10th, 1945 to Charles and Kathyrn (Hastings) Paggi in La Crosse. He graduated from De Soto High School in 1963. He married Rochelle Shepherd on March 4th, 1967 in La Crosse. He was employed by Pacal Steel. He was a true outdoorsman, he loved fishing, hunting, and just anything outside. He loved to travel, play cards, and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

            He is survived by his loving wife Rochelle, children Brooke (Doug) Strasser, Erin (Lee Tabbert) Paggi, Robert “Chris” (Christina) Paggi; grandchildren Darian Strasser, Peyton, Dayne, Cole, Drake, Brynn Schossow, Gavin Paggi; siblings, Anneca Greco, Joe Paggi, Patrick Paggi, Sharon Yttri, Linda Glander, Charles Paggi, special friend Wayne Alderman. He is also survived by many other family and Friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Kathryn Paggi, brothers Jim, Gerald, Bill, and Ray Paggi, as well as other family and friends.

            A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, July 26th from 5-7 p.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. To view the full obituary or to sing the online guestbook, please visit


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July 26, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thorson Funeral Home
856 South Rusk Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665

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