Robert Woodrow Englund, 89, of Minocqua, passed away at the Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff Saturday June 2, 2012.
He was born in Alexandria, Minn., Sept. 9, 1922, to Joseph and Carrie (Lindgren) Englund.
Robert served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Liscome Bay. He attended and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in civil engineering. Professionally, he worked in the Twin Cities for many years before his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Eunice.
Robert is survived by two sons, Ross of Marquette, Mich., and Scott (Mary) of Burnsville, Minn.; one daughter, Shari (Wendell) Anderson of Minocqua; nine grandchildren, Jason, Tony, Tara, Tyler, Nicole (Joshua) Shucha, Kellen (Crystal), Keidra (Peter) Stuart, Cory (Katherine) and Jared; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Wally (Katie) Englund of Minneapolis.
A celebration of his life luncheon will be held Sunday, June 10, 11:30 a.m., at Lakeland Assembly of God Church in Woodruff.
A military committal service with full military honors will be held Tuesday, June 12, 9:45 a.m., at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn.
Memorials are suggested to Lakeland Assembly of God Youth Mission Trip to Spain, P.O. Box 937, Woodruff, WI 54568.
Bolger Cremation and Funeral Service of Minocqua and Woodruff is serving the family.
Online condolences may be left at www.bolgerfuneral.com