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Robert Vail Barnes

Robert Vail Barnes

Robert Vail Barnes of Cloquet, MN, crossed over peacefully Monday, June 11, 2018 at the young age of 48. He enjoyed the outdoors, nature, music, laughter, and positive people. Robert was known to regale friends with his own music he played on his keyboard. His open, loving, joyous nature will be missed by all who knew him.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Mary Ann Barnes; and his brother, roommate, and friend, Donald Barnes. He is survived by many friends and people who cared about him.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. with a Rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Luncheon and graveside service will follow. Memorials can be made in Robert's name to the March of Dimes. To leave an online condolence, visit the guest book at