Robert 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.