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IN MEMORY OF Robert “Bob” James Barnes

June 4, 2014

Robert “Bob” James Barnes  
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Robert “Bob” James Barnes
Funeral services were held at First Presbyterian Church Fulda, MN at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014 with Rev. Stephanie Husiman officiating. 
1924 - Robert “Bob” James Barnes - 2014

Robert “Bob” Barnes, the son of Homer and Margaret (Westrip) Barnes, was born on July 26, 1924 in Fulda, Minnesota. He grew up on a farm south of Fulda and attended country school. Bob was united in marriage to Evelyn Franzen on February 14, 1946 in Worthington, Minnesota. After their marriage they lived on a farm south of Fulda until moving into Fulda in 1966. Bob owned and operated Barnes Mobile Milling in Fulda for over 40 years. Bob entered the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda in October of 2010 and passed away there on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the age of 89. He enjoyed driving the Miss Fulda Float in the local parades for 10 years and also the City Float. Bob also enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels, playing cards with his friends at the feed store and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife Evelyn Barnes, Fulda, MN; daughter Gayleen Pals, Fulda, MN; two grandchildren: Justin (JaDee) Pals and Kacee Pals and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter and sister Esther Beckman.

Funeral services were held at First Presbyterian Church Fulda, MN at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014 with Rev. Stephanie Husiman officiating. The organist was Norma Meyeraan. Interment at Prairie Hill Cemetery Fulda, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda assisted the family with arrangements. Sign guestbook online at www.totzkefuneralhome.com. 


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