Robert “Bob” Stephan, age 80, of Pequot Lakes, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at his home. He was born to Arthur and Hazel Stephan on January 11, 1942, in Riceville, Iowa. Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army from August of 1960 to August of 1980. He served in Vietnam, Germany and Korea and obtained the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CW2).
Bob is survived by his wife, Kathleen; son, Chad (Jennifer); grandchildren, Madison and Savannah; sisters: Linda Baseman (Grant), Carol Lorence (Bill Thomas), Judy Stilipec (Jim); brother, Steve (Kitty); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Garry (Sue).
Services will be 11 AM on Friday, July 8, at Pleasant Hill Community Church, rural Pequot Lakes. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on Thursday, July 7, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Committal Service will be on Monday, July 11 at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Camp Ripley.