Robert Sturm, 1933-2008
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/4/2009 at 15:59:48
Robert Franklin Sturm the son of Elmer and Margaret (Rezac) Sturm was born September 3, 1933 in rural Dolliver, Iowa. He died on Monday, September 1, 2008 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota at the age of 74.
He received his education in the Wallingford and Graettinger schools. Following his education he served in the United States Army and then began farming with his father and brother. In 1953, he moved to the Armstrong area where he continued to farm until his death.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Armstrong where he enjoyed ushering and participating in church activities. He enjoyed time with his family and also working with beef cattle.
Left to cherish his memory are his nephew, Dick Sturm and his wife, Kathy; nieces, Diane Sprague and her husband, Jack; Sharon Sjoblom and her husband, Mike; sister-in-law, Janet Sturm; six great nieces and nephews, Stephanie Fredrickson and her husband, Dan; Kim Nielsen and her husband, Tyson; Tony Sprague; Ryan Sturm; Mark Sturm; Sean Sturm; five great-great nieces and nephews, Jeffrey, Lauren and Nicholas Fredrickson and Samantha and Hannah Nielsen.
He has been preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and one brother, Vern Sturm.
Contributed by: Nick Mart. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; September 3, 2008.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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