Lifelong Eastsider Devoted Husband and Father Age 59, on January 29, 2014. Preceded in death by grandparents Lyle & Marcia Franklin, Rudolph & Ernestine Schmidt and father Robert. Survived by wife Lori; son Mark; mother Phyllis; sister Barbara Schmidt (Jim Persoon) & mother-in-law and sister-in-law Ellen & Jean Muehlenthaler. Bob successfully completed a 25 year career in human resources, followed by several years of selling home conservatories. He proudly served on East Side church and community committees and coached and supported Phalen/ Johnson Youth sports. He was honored to be inducted into the Johnson High School Hall of Fame in 2006. He enjoyed playing the trumpet and serving his Lord with music. Visitation 10 AM Wednesday, 2/5/14, followed by 11 AM Funeral at GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1669 Arcade St. (Hwy 61), St. Paul. Evening visitation 4-7 Tuesday also at church. Interment Union Cemetery. Memorials preferred to GA Church.


Published in Pioneer Press from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014