Robert W. Pool, 81

Robert W. Pool, age 81, of Rockford, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016.

He was born July 25, 1934, in Independence, to Robert Sr. and Rose (Stromberg) Pool.

Bob was a farmer in the Maple Plain area for many years. He later worked as a truck driver.

He was a member of NFO, and also an avid member of Specialty Bird Club.

Bob is survived by his wife, Bonnie; mother of his children Lois Pool; children Bruce Pool, Doug (Sabrina) Pool, Darrell (Shelly) Pool, Cheryl (Vernon) Schlosser, and Connie (Todd) Hanson; step-children Rick (Rebecca) Pedersen, and Tammy (Dana) Vraspir; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kermit Dietrich, Lola Pool, and Joann Pool.

Memorial services took place Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. at Lyndale Lutheran Church in Independence, with a gathering of family and friends from 1 to 3 p.m., prior to the service.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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