Robert J Friesen

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Robert J Friesen

October 03, 1942 - November 30, 2018

Robert J Friesen ST. JAMES: A Celebration of Life Service for Robert J. "Bob" Friesen, 76, of St. James, Minnesota will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at First Lutheran Church, St. James, Minnesota with Pastor Andy Hermodson-Olsen and Pastor Matt Seegert officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in St. James, Minnesota.
Robert was called to his eternal rest on Friday afternoon, November 30, 2018 at the Luther Memorial Home in Madelia, Minnesota. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Church in St. James. Messages of Sympathy may be sent to the family on line at
Robert John Friesen was born on October 3, 1942 to Benno and Adonna (Moede) Friesen in Butterfield, Minnesota. He graduated from St. James High School with the class of 1960. Bob started working at S-T Industries in St. James in 1961. On April 4, 1964, he was united in marriage to Sandra Wedge at St. James, Minnesota. .
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sandy Friesen of St. James, Minnesota; three daughters, Lisa (Ross) Kohn of North Mankato, Minnesota, Darci (Lon) DePoppe of St. James, Minnesota and Renae Garcia of North Mankato, Minnesota; 12-grandchildren; 5-great-grandchildren; siblings, Bruce (Carol) Friesen of St. James, Minnesota, Barb (Bruce) Melzer of New Ulm, Minnesota; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis (Barb) Wedge of Hutchinson, Minnesota, Linda (Keith) Holte of Oklahoma; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Benno and Adonna Friesen; parents-in-law, Everett and Minora Wedge; brother, Barry Friesen and other relatives.
Published on December 4, 2018
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