Robert Cory

Robert “Bob” Cory of Staples passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Lakewood Care Center in Staples on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

His funeral service will be held Saturday, January 19 at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples.  Visitation will be on Friday, January 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples and will continue at the church on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Bob was born on April 13, 1932 in Poplar Township to Charles and Marie (McCoy) Cory. He purchased his farm in 1952.  He was married to Evon (Dumpprope) in Staples on April 25, 1956. Besides operating the farm Bob worked at Durkee Manufacturing in Pine River for several years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping in the foothills. Spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren, was very important to him.

Bob is survived by Evon, his wife of 62 years; his children, Roxanne (Kolby) Ingebretson of Moorhead, Randy (Elizabeth) Cory of Motley and Ron (Shelli) Cory of Staples; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents and four brothers preceded him in death.

Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service

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