Robert "Bob" L. ElliottRobert "Bob" L. Elliott passed away May 9, 2013, at his son's home in Centennial, Colo.
Robert "Bob" L. Elliott passed away May 9, 2013, at his son's home in Centennial, Colo.
Bob was born Feb. 25, 1922, the only child of George and Minnie Elliott, and was raised in Duluth.
He graduated from Duluth Central High School. After the War, Bob attended college at the University of Minnesota where he met his wife, Margaret Dorothy Nachtwey. They were married in 1946. Bob graduated from college in 1949. He then began his career as an insurance salesman for Allstate Insurance.
He was an extremely talented musician. He was part of a band playing many dance jobs in the Duluth area. After retirement, Bob picked up the game of golf and played up until five days before he passed.
Bob is a veteran of World War II having joined the National Guard in 1941. Soon after he joined the National Guard, World War II broke out and he was sent to Northern Ireland, then to North Africa, Italy and Sicily. He served in the Army, 34th Division, 125th Field Artillery and attained the rank of Sergeant. He played in the Army Band entertaining the troops. He was discharged from the Army after the War ended in 1945.
Bob is survived by his seven children: Cheryl A. Scher, Patrick B. Elliott, Mary E. Homerick (Rich), Steven R. Elliott (Linda), Michael A. Elliott (Joanne), Susan M. Torrence (Greg) and Scott R. Elliott; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Bob will be laid to rest at Fort Logan, Colo., alongside other veterans who so gallantly served their Country. We love you Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Bob.
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