ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
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.