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Robert “Bob” Brabec, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Villages of North Branch.  He was 85 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Braham Ev. Lutheran church with Rev. Julie Beck officiating.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

INURNMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Dollars for Scholars or Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church

Robert “Bob” James Brabec, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Village of North Branch. He was 85 years old.

Bob was born on October 15, 1932 in Finlayson, Minnesota to parents Louis and Phyllis (Breska) Brabec. When he was a small child, the family moved to Willow River where Bob attended school, graduating in 1950. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota – Duluth where he earned a degree in accounting. On June 23, 1956 Bob was united in marriage to Dolores “Dode” Jean Stien at the Zion Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre. They were blessed with a son Bruce, who was born in 1957.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Louis Jr and George.

He is survived by his wife Dode of Braham; son Bruce (Jane) of Hopkins; granddaughter Ashley (Jason) Colvin of Maple Lake; great grandchildren, Max and Veda; sister Delores (Bernie) Karulak of Cloquet; sisters-in-law Marian Voit of Finlayson and Ruth Brabec of Willow River; brother-in-law Rick Audette of East Grand Forks; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

11 thoughts on “ROBERT J. BRABEC”

  1. To Aunt Dobe, Bruce, Jane, Ashley, Jason, Max, Veda and all relatives and friends of Uncle Bob: we find our strength in these sorrowful times in the Lord’s resurrection. We will remember with fondness and quite a bit of hilarity the many fun times we’ve had with Uncle Bob. He was a man of decency and kindness to all.

  2. Our deepest sympathy to all. We have many fond and funny memories of Bob. Our prayers are with you in these difficult times.

  3. Our sincere sympathy! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time!
    Marie and Kermit Grundberg

  4. May God comfort you during this sad time. Love, prayers, and sympathy to all who loved Bob. Those who live in faith never die, they just receive a heavenly address.

  5. My deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of Bob…….He was the kindest person around…..I don’t think he ever got mad……..he will be missed.

  6. Uncle Bob was a very special person in my life. He gave me wisdom and also a lot of BS, but Bob was a great man. Opening weekend of fishing will never be the same but we will think of you at all times. Love you.

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a kidder and I will always remember his smile. Look to the Lord for comfort and strength to get you through the days ahead.

  8. Only met Mr Brabec a couple of times when I was in college with Bruce at Gustavus but he was such an awesome guy. Kind, witty and funny. Special guy. I am sure he will be remembered lovingly by his family and friends. God bless.

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