Robert Motl

Robert (Bob) Motl, 87, of Browerville died August 18, 2018, at the Lakewood Health System in Staples.  

Mass of Christian Burial was held August 24 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home, Browerville.

Bob was born May 30, 1931 on the family farm in Moran Township, Todd County, Minnesota to Ernest and Frances (Lenk) Motl. He attended school in Clarissa, graduating in 1949. Bob joined the U.S. Army in Dec., 1952 and was discharged in Nov., 1954. After returning from the service, to Moran Township, he worked at the Land O Lakes Milk Plant in Browerville for 13 years, then joined his dad working on the farm. He married Roselyn Lisson Sept. 5, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Browerville. Bob was a life-long farmer and his farm was honored as a “Century Farm”.

Bob was a 4-H leader for 11 years and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed Western and old-time music, hunting, fishing, playing cards and going to the casino.  He especially enjoyed watching his grandkids play sports.

Bob is survived by his wife; one son, Bruce (Helen) Motl; daughter-in-law, Kim Harff; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard (Katherine) Motl and niece, Jennifer (Jason) Sowers.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Michael. 

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