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Robert Louis "Bob" Moravitz
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1926
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 2003
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Duluth News-Tribune (MN) - October 31, 2003

Robert Louis ''Bob'' Moravitz, 76, a lifelong resident of Ely died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003, in the Ely Bloomenson Nursing Home.

He was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Ely, the son of Steve and Jennie (Antilla) Moravtiz and was a graduate of Ely High school Class of 1944. Bob served his country in the U.S. Navy as a radio operator during WWII, and married Alyce Beckman on Aug. 26, 1950, in Ely. He was employed as an iron worker, an underground miner, a bartender, and a truck driver for Reserve Mining. Bob was a member of the Ely Presbyterian Church, and the Ely American Legion Post 248. He loved spending time at the cabin on Bear Island Lake, chopping wood, and cherished the time spent with his grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tony; and brothers, Bernie and Lawrence Moravitz.

Bob is survived by his wife, Alyce; children, R.S. Moravitz of Ely and Carolyn ''Sissy'' (Brad) Sherrill of Okemos, Mich.; grandsons, Pat & Sam Moravitz and Paul & Mark Sherrill; sisters, Laverne Chelesnik of Ely and Nan Kantola of Conneaut, Ohio; brothers, James Moravitz and Eugene Morrow both of Ely; and numerous nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: A gathering of family and friends will be on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Grand Ely Lodge. Graveside services will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003 at 2 p.m. in the Waasa Cemetery. Reverend Harry Stroessner will officiate. Memorials are preferred. Family services provided by Kerntz Brothers, A Bauman Family Funeral Home in Ely. To share a personal remembrance of Bob online; see:

Edition: FINAL
Page: 04B
Copyright (c) 2003 Duluth News-Tribune 
Family links: 
  Stephen Moravitz (1895 - 1956)
  Jennie Katherine Antilla (Anttila?) Moravitz (1900 - 1977)
  Anthony Lee Moravitz (1964 - 1997)*
  LaVerne Katheryn Moravitz Chelesnik (1920 - 2004)*
  Lawrence Joseph Moravitz (1921 - 1966)*
  James William Moravitz (1925 - 2009)*
  Robert Louis Moravitz (1926 - 2003)
*Calculated relationship
Waasa Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
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Originally Created by: JudyH
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
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Robert Louis Bob Moravitz
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