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Robert "Bob" Houdek, died suddenly Saturday, March 15, 2014 at his residence.

He was born Aug. 11, 1960 in Virginia, Minn., to Lawrence and Carol (Albright) Houdek.

Bob was a 1978 graduate of Aurora/Hoyt Lakes High School, he received a two year technical Degree in industrial instrumentation at the Eveleth Vo-tech and later married Sharrie Line on June 20, 1980 in Virginia, Minn.

Bob worked for Honeywell for 17 years prior to working 12 years for Minnesota Power as an instrument technician specialist. Currently he was employed by Hibbing Taconite as a CEM's operator.

Bob's favorite pastime was doing work of any kind. He especially enjoyed remodeling classic cars and remodeling homes.

He was a member of Duluth Bible Church and currently attended Heritage Trail Bible Church.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents and mother-in-law.

Survivors include his wife, Sharrie; sons, William Houdek of Biwabik, Nathan (Jarin) Houdek of Mt. Iron, Joseph Houdek of Buhl and Christopher (Abi) Houdek of Duluth; parents, Lawrence and Carol Houdek of Aurora; grandchildren, Livia and Grayson; siblings, Scott (Pam) Houdek of Tiffin, Iowa, Mary (John) Haw of Milaca, Kim (Paul) Batsche of Anoka and Randy (Diane) Houdek of Hoyt Lakes; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.

SERVICE: 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 in Heritage Trail Bible Church in McKinley. Pastors Michael Wefel, Randy Zemple and Dennis Rokser will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in the church. Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.