Robert  John Misfeldt was the second child, and only son, born to Loren and Matilda “Tillie” Sharnek Misfeldt at Thorp in Clark County, Wisconsin.  Robert was born January 26, 1942 while his parents were farming south of Thorp.

Bob attended schools near Antigo after the family moved there.  He married Mary Richard on November 11, 1967.  They have retired but still operate the Hidden Valley Western Shop south of Antigo on U.S. Highway 45.

Robert and Mary Richard Misfeldt had two children:

  • Randy was born January 30, 1970; and,
  • Shelli Ann was born October 23, 1980.