Tricounty News

Robert 'Bob' Curtis, 85

Robert "Bob" Curtis of Roseville died peacefully on Aug. 17, 2009. He was 85.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at The Church of St. Odilia in Shore-view. Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Mueller-Bies Funeral Home in Roseville, and one hour prior to services at the church. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

Robert E. Curtis was born July 16, 1924, in Maine Prairie to the late Robert and Anna (Hendricks) Curtis. He was a graduate of Kimball High School, and a Navy veteran of World War II where he participated in the invasion of southern France. A long-time resident of St. Paul, he worked as a machinist at Maplewood Imports.

Robert was an active member of The Church of St. Odilia in Shore-view. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, one brother, and three sisters.

He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 62 years; children Bob (and Vicki) Curtis, Mike (and Tammie) Curtis, Ron (and Jean) Curtis, Karen (and Rick) Carey, Linda (and Dan) Votel, Deborah (and Tom) Hall, Barb (and Chris) Erickson, and Jim Curtis; 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister Lorraine Pusc; brother Darrel Curtis; and many other family and friends.