He graduated from Canton High School in Minnesota.
Shortly after graduation he joined the US Air Force then stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base.
One year later he met the love of his life, Patty who he was married to for 52 years.
He retired from Alpine Tire in 2001.
Bob was a member of the F.O.E.
Aerie #2 and the VFW.
He enjoyed woodworking, camping, his RV and fun times with his family and friends.
He is survived by Patty, his wife of 52 years; daughter Punky (Ken); son Rex (Missy), son Reed (Marie), daughter Robbin, and daughter Rhonda (Mike).
Also eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A very special thank you to the 3rd floor nursing staff at Holy Family Hospital.
A celebration of life will be held at the Eagles Lodge, 6410 N. Lidgerwood, Sunday November 18th at 1 PM.