Robert Arneson, Jr., 62

Robert James Arneson, Jr. age 62, passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at his home in Howard Lake, after a year long battle with cancer.

Rob was united in marriage to Michelle McLaughlin Sept. 23, 2006 in Redwood Falls. He worked as a truck driver for the last 16 years, most recently employed by Ruan Transportation. He enjoying seeing the country and bringing his dogs along for the ride.

Rob loved spending time with his kids and grandkids, and fishing. His favorite past time was being out on two wheels on his Harley, riding with his boys, friends, or out on his own.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle; daughter Melanie (Alex) Henning of Buffalo Lake; sons Andy Arneson of Buffalo Lake, Robby (Heather) Arneson of Bird Island,, and T.J. Caron (Brittany) of New Ipswich, NH; grandkids, Justin Maryott (19), Brooklyn (11), Gavin (10), Lilly (9), Huntley (7), Axel (3), Sophia (2), Brooks (1), and Spencer (5 mos.); brother Steve Arneson, of Winsted; niece Christina Posusta, of Burnsville; nephew Bobby Hayden (fiancé Allison Gregg) of Nicollet; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Arneson, Sr.; mother, Mary Arneson; sister, Debra Arneson; sister-in-law, Renae Arneson; and uncles and aunts.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the New Journey UCC in Hutchinson, with visitation one hour prior to services at the church.

Burial will follow at Round Grove Lakeside Cemetery in Stewart.

Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato & Howard Lake, MN 320-543-3401, www.swansonpeterson.com

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