ROBERT "BOB" HENRY MORRISONRobert "Bob" Morrison, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Viewcrest Nursing Home in Duluth.
Robert "Bob" Morrison, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Viewcrest Nursing Home in Duluth.
He was born in Duluth on April 23, 1926 to Winifred (Leonard) and Henry Morrison.
Robert graduated from Duluth Central High School in 1944 and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He also attended UMD for two years. Robert was united in marriage to Shirley Tester on June 10, 1948 and was employed by Potlatch Corp. in Cloquet for 33 ½ years, retiring in 1986.
Robert was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club, AA, and an active volunteer in the American Red Cross disaster service. He served on many natural disasters, including the World Trade Center terrorist attack.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shirley; daughter Sarah; brother, Gordon; and sister, Marjorie Forsyth; and grandson, Robbie Morrison.
He is survived by three sons, Stuart (Susan), Steven (Carol), and Scott (Jana) Morrison; one daughter Susan (Dick) Hendrickson; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and his special friend, Wanda Jones.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Services will resume on Friday, June 14, in Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet with a visitation at 10 a.m. followed by the 11 a.m. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial. Military honors are presented by Cloquet Combined Honor Guard. A luncheon will follow in the Church Social Hall. Inurnment at New Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Care with the online guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
Comments posted on this page do not reflect opinions of Forum Communications Company. Forum Communications Company does not endorse and is not responsible for any statement, opinion, advice given or made. All replies are subject to approval and must follow Forum Communications Company guidelines concerning statements of libel, personal attacks or defamation of character. Replies in the "Talk About It" section that criticize a person by name may not be posted, unless that person is openly involved in a public issue. Comments written in all capital letters or bold print will not be considered for inclusion in the forum.