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 Robert M. Tegeder

Robert M. Tegeder

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 28 Feb 2000 (aged 87)
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Site 988
Memorial ID 8781 · View Source
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Author of "Rediscovery and Restoration of Fort St. Charles". Founder of Credit Union, WWII Veteran. More info here.

Robert M. Tegeder, 87 of Apple Valley, died early Monday February 28, 2000. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Barbara (Norblom) and by children Robert Tegeder, Jr. and wife Rufina of Englewood, CO; James D. Tegeder and wife Marlene of Holly Springs, NC; and Barbara Bahn and husband Charles of Apple Valley, MN; by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Survived also by brothers, Rev. Vincent Tegeder, OSB, of St. John's Abbey, Collegeville, MN; Clarence Tegeder (Ruth) of Duluth, MN; Leroy Tegeder (Ruth) of Sun City, AZ; William Tegeder (Mary) of Sun City, AZ; and sister Mary Chatelaine of Brooklyn Park, MN as well as numerous nieces and nephews, including the Rev. Michael Tegeder, pastor of St. Edwards Catholic Church in Bloomington, MN.

He was born in Northeast Minneapolis in 1912, the second son of William and Hilda Tegeder. He attended De La Salle High School and Notre Dame University. He retired in 1977 after 39 years as Secretary of Hennepin-Minneapolis Council 435 of the Knights of Columbus, and Faithful Comptroller of the Nicollet Assembly, Fourth Degree. He was Minnesota State Secretary for the Knights from 1954-1958. He was the founder and manager of the Father Hennepin Credit Union until 1977. He was also a charter member of the Fort St. Charles Trustees and Restoration Committee and served in that capacity for over 50 years. He served as Chairman from 1972 until 1988. He is the author of the REDISCOVERY AND RESTORATION OF FORT ST. CHARLES, published in 1982.

He was an avid supporter of the Catholic Boys Home and the Sisters of Charity over the years and chose to be a visitor/companion to residents of the Soldiers Home in Minneapolis making weekly visitations there for over 37 years.

He served in the US Army in World War II and was a member of Post 1776 of the American Legion in Apple Valley, MN. He was also a member of the Notre Dame Alumni Club, the, the Dakota County Historical Society, the Fort Snelling Restoration Committee and the Minnesota Genealogical Society. He is the author of some twelve genealogical histories of related members of his family group and performed genealogical services for numerous friends and acquaintances. He is a listed author of some 32 works and documents in the United States Library of Congress.

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  • Maintained by: Jim Tegeder
  • Added: 8 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8781
  • Jim Tegeder
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert M. Tegeder (2 Nov 1912–28 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8781, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Jim Tegeder (contributor 942) .