Robert “Bob” L. Case, Jr., 66, of Cloquet, passed away April 13 at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa, AZ.
Memorial services will be held Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Green-Larsen Mortuary in International Falls.
Bob was born February 9, 1950 to Robert Sr. and Patricia (Jay) Case in Staples. He grew up in Staples and attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and Staples High School, graduating in 1968.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1969, proudly serving his country in the U.S. and overseas for four years.
Bob married Leah (Case) in 1972. Leah passed away in 1978. On September 22, 1979, Bob married Pennee Christenson in International Falls where the couple made their home until moving to Cloquet in 2008. He retired from Minnesota Energy Resources in 2012, after 38 years of service.
He enjoyed spending time at the cabin on Rainy Lake, fishing and snowmobiling with family and friends, traveling, camping, aviation and collecting railroad memorabilia.
Robert is survived by his wife; one daughter, Tammy (friend Mike); mother, Patricia; one sister Cindy (Wayne Bostel) of Burnsville; three brothers, Doug (Toni) of Staples, Dan (Gina) of Apple Valley, Bill (Lisa) of Enola, PA and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Leah; his father and his grandparents.
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