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September 21, 1938 – February 3, 2023

Robert L. “Bob” Swedzinski, born September 21, 1938 and passed away on February 3, 2023.

He was born on his home farm by Taunton, Minnesota.  Bob attended elementary school in Taunton and graduated from Minneota High School in 1956.

He was raised on a farm and learned how to work hard.  Bob’s parents were Anton and Frances (Lozinski) Swedzinski.   They had a large family of seven boys and two girls   Bob was the third youngest.

On May 3, 1958, Robert L. “Bob” Swedzinski married Marian Debbaut from the same area.   They were married at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Minneota, Minnesota.   To this union came three sons Allan, Kenneth and Wayne.

Bob started working at Taunton Co-op Elevator and in 1962 they moved to Crystal where he worked at a box factory.   After that job he worked for General Mills Research for 27 ½ years.  In 1971 they moved to the Buffalo, Minnesota area where they had a hobby farm.  Bob’s hobby farm had all kinds of animals, but Bob’s favorite was his sheep! (A kick back from his childhood).  Bob liked to hunt with his brothers, sons and grandsons.   He also enjoyed fishing with Marian, their boys and the grandchildren.

Survived by his loving wife of sixty-four years: Marian; sons: Allan (Connie) Swedzinski, Kenneth (Joran) Swedzinski and Wayne Swedzinski; six grandchildren: Jesse (Tegan) Swedzinski, Andrea (Adam) Dockendorf, Erica (David) Kegler, Justin Swedzinski, Ellen Swedzinski and Matthew Swedzinski; six great grandchildren; brothers: David Swedzinski and Jim Swedzinski; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents Anton & Frances Swedzinski, siblings Ray, Richard, Lorraine McMahon, Edward, Irene Rupp and Marvin Swedzinski.

Memorial Services for Robert “Bob” Swedzinski will be held on Thursday, February 9th, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.   Father Nathaniel Meyers will officiate.

Spring inurnment will be held at St. Charles Cemetery in Maple Lake.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9th at the funeral home one hour prior to services.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made www.thepetersonchapel.com

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mary Peters

    Marian & family, my sincere condolences.

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  2. Barb Plzak

    My deepest condolences- I have nothing but good memories of Bob while working at JFB.

    May perpetual light shine upon him.

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  3. Barb Plzak

    My deepest sympathies to you.
    I have nothing but fond memories of Swed working in the Pilot Plant.

    May perpetual light shine upon him

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  4. Bob Pawelk

    I am deeply sorry for your loss.
    I have fond memories of Bob.

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  5. Donna (Schwartz) Goelz

    Ken,so sorry to hear about ur dad. May he rest in peace.

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  6. Jerry Langsweirdt

    So sorry to hear of this……Bob and I go way back to the Taunton grade school…..through high school….etc……….Many fond memories….

    Reply

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