ROBERT SCHEWE

R. SChewe webRobert Schewe, of Mora, MN died on Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 16th at Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora.

VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.

Robert (Bob) C. Schewe was born on Feb. 6, 1921 to Charles & Ada (Gibbs) Schewe at home in Ogilvie, MN where he grew up and went to school. Dec. 28, 1940 he married Fern Burke. From this union they had 4 children. Through the years Bob farmed and drove truck. He worked for Lakeville Motor Express, Buckingham Frieghtliners and several others.

During the years he was married to Fern they enjoyed the children and grandchildren. Bob retired in 1981 and Fern and Bob wintered in Texas, enjoying square-dancing. They also spent many years with the Good Sam Club of MN. He was the state director of the Good Sam Club of MN for several years.

For the last few years Bob and his dear friend Annette were active in Calvary Lutheran Church and they never missed a lutefisk dinner in the area, loved taking many drives to see the countryside and visit with family too.

He was preceded in death by his wife Fern, parents and daughter in law Linda (Jerry) Schewe.

Bob is survived by his sons Jerry (Carol) of Isle, Gordon (Barb) of Ogilvie, Jim (Lollie) of Brooklyn Center; daughter Ann (Dan) Labelle of Harris; 9 grandchildren; 21 great grand children and 1 great great grand child; sisters Cleo Haas of Ogilvie and Phyllis Haase of Mora; special friend Annette Majeski of Mora; and several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, October 16th at Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora. Rev. Dean Oelfke officiated. Music was provided by Elaine Keehr.

7 guestbook entries for ROBERT SCHEWE

  1. Rev. Robert De Young October 14, 2010 at 7:05 am #

    We have fond memories of Bob. He will be missed.

    Pastor Bob De Young

  2. Lila Skramstad October 14, 2010 at 12:27 pm #

    Bob was such a neat fellow. He will be missed.

    Harold and Lila Skramstad

  3. Arden & Sheri McNally October 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm #

    Seems like Bob has always been a part of our lives. We will miss the twinkle in his eyes as he teased and joked with all those about whom he cared so much.

  4. Carol S October 15, 2010 at 6:28 am #

    Bob made me laugh a lot when my mom was having a tough time–I’ll never forget his sense of humor or his smile.

  5. Mavis Beyer October 18, 2010 at 2:14 pm #

    I miss Bob, Praise The Lord I will see him again.

  6. dakota helmbrecht October 19, 2010 at 3:49 pm #

    Bob was a great guy he could make a guy who has had the worst day in his life now have the best

  7. Ervin H Stark November 16, 2010 at 9:48 am #

    Condolences to Robert’s family and a hello to Cleo during this sad time. I have many memories of our high school years together.
    Ervin Stark

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