|Birth: ||May 28, 1932|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2013|
Robert E. Blowers, age 80 of Austin, died Saturday March 23, 2013 at Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester.
Robert Eugene Blowers was born May 28, 1932 in Austin, Minnesota to Walter and Inez (Strand) Blowers. He lived in Lyle as a child and graduated from Lyle High School in 1950. Bob served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He married Florence Bartholomew on June 5, 1955 at the Church of Christ in Austin. Bob worked as an employee of the Hormel Corp. until his retirement in 1986. He later worked at Mrs. Gerry's in Albert Lea. Bob was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Austin. He enjoyed swimming, horseback riding, traveling, camping, bicycling, going on bus tours, long walks, and spending time with his cats and dogs. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Florence Blowers, Austin; daughters, Angela Wrolson, Albert Lea, Julie (Daniel) Pieper, Hayward, Amy (Bernardo) Squires, Richfield, Gina Blowers, Austin; six grandchildren, Ginger Wrolson, Darrek Wrolson, Crystal Squires, Truly Squires, Nathaniel Squires, Talia Squires; one brother, Larry (Mary Ann) Blowers, Byron. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Inez Blowers, nephew, Bruce Blowers.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Austin with Rev. Glenn Monson officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. American Legion Post 91 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1216 are in charge of military rites. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.
Obituary and photo from Worlein Funeral Home.
Walter Edward Blowers (1907 - 1981)
Inez Glenore Strand Blowers (1910 - 2002)
Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Mar 30, 2013
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