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.