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Published August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

Robert A. Dewey

Robert A. Dewey, age 75, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at his home.

Bob was born in Hawley, Minnesota to Floyd and Eileen Dewey. He graduated from high school in Felton, Minnesota in 1956 and served in the U.S. Navy 1958-1962. He married Mary Lou in Pengilly, MN on May 2, 1964. Robert worked for Hawkinson Construction in Grand Rapids for many years and retired in 2000.

Robert A. Dewey

Robert A. Dewey, age 75, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at his home.

Bob was born in Hawley, Minnesota to Floyd and Eileen Dewey. He graduated from high school in Felton, Minnesota in 1956 and served in the U.S. Navy 1958-1962. He married Mary Lou in Pengilly, MN on May 2, 1964. Robert worked for Hawkinson Construction in Grand Rapids for many years and retired in 2000.

Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and restoring rusty iron / antique tractors. He was a member of North Central Minnesota Farm & Antique Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Mary Fossen and Elizabeth Carlson, and a nephew, Brent Fossen.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; brother, Daniel Dewey; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the Blackberry Farm Show Building in Blackberry, Minnesota, with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Libbey Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. 218-326-4000.

To send online condolences visit libbeyfuneralhomemn.com.

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