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Robert J. Splettstoeszer

Robert Jennings Splettstoeszer, age 74, of Brainerd, died on Dec. 29, 2011, at Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. He was born on July 2, 1937, in Deerwood to Stanley and Aimar (Ford) Splettstoeszer. He married Lorraine Oliver on December 27, 1958, in Deerwood.

Bob was a retired Potlatch employee with 34 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Lorraine; three daughters, Sharon Santi of Brainerd, Donna (Ted) Young of Pequot Lakes, and Sandra Zwilling of Eden Valley; four sisters, Katherine Olander of Emily, Louise (Lewis) Forsmark of Bloomington, Mary (Arvin) Packer of Park Rapids, and Betty (Lester) Shankle of Mishawaka, Ind.; sister-in-law, Glenna Splettstoeszer of Ironton; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are his parents, one son, Dale Roger Splettstoeszer ; one brother, Erick and one grandson, Anthony Robert Zwilling.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. Friends may call on Sunday from noon until the 2 p.m. service.