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Robert Leopold Wittner, Jr.
September 10, 1945 ~ January 13, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Robert “Bob” Leopold Wittner, Jr., age 77, of Cass Lake, Minnesota left his earthly body on Friday, January 13th, 2023, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Bob was born in Hood River, OR on September 10th, 1945, to Marvis (Paasch) and Robert Wittner, Sr. Bob grew up on the Wittner family farm and attended the Cass Lake School. On July 16th, 1966, Bob married Mary Nugent and together they had three children. He worked various jobs throughout his life; he was a logger, and heavy equipment operator. Later in life, Bob partnered with his son owning Wittner Autobody, Wittner Railroad and Bob’s Towing. His passions in life were cars, racing, heavy equipment, family cookouts at the lake and of course his dogs.
Family that Bob is reunited with are his parents, Marvis and Robert Wittner, Sr.; siblings, Carl, Dean, Dexter, Leopold “Leo”, Lulubelle, Jerry, and Kim Wittner and grandparents, Leopold and Catherine Wittner.
He leaves behind his wife, Mary Wittner; son, David (Karen) Wittner; daughters, Debbie (Scott) Conklin and Christine Wittner; brother, Ira (Kathleen) Mishow; sisters, Rosemary (Frank) Steil, Ruth, Carol and Melody Wittner; grandchildren, Cassandra, Megan, Monica, Allen, and Amanda; one great grandchild, Serenity and many other family members and friends.
A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20th at the Pike Bay Town Hall in Cass Lake, MN with seating and social to begin at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Dave Yates will officiate. Urnbearers for Bob will be Tony Wind and Paul Hurd with all his close friends as his honorary urnbearers. Inurnment will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Cass Lake, MN in the spring.
Bob’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com