Robert L. Krei, 77

Robert Lester Krei, age 77, of Corcoran, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at home, with his family by his side.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; www.itenfuneralservices.com.

Robert was born Sept. 6, 1937, in Alberta, MN, to Alfred and Edith (Athey) Krei.

A life well lived, a man well loved, Bob was a longtime employee of the City of Corcoran. After retirement, he started Bob’s Lawn Care, and mowed a number of places in and around Corcoran.

Bob also enjoyed helping on various farms with all the different tasks associated with farming.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Edith Krei; two infants, Adam and Bobby; and siblings and spouse, Mary (Ray) Bateman, and Virgil Krei.

Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years Sue; children Rick Krei, Debbie (Bruce) Podvin, and Tim (Dina) Krei; grandchildren Matthew (Katy) Muecke, and Christopher Muecke; three great-grandchildren: Gordon Mire III, and Isabella and Ryana Muecke; and four siblings and spouses: Eugene (Joan) Krei, Ronald (Judy) Krei, Elaine (John) Amerson, and Diane (James) Springer.

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