OBITUARY

Robert James Dillon

January 11, 1931March 23, 2019
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Dillon, Robert J. Age 88, of Anoka, passed away on March 23, 2019.

Preceded in death by Parents, Elton and Susie Dillon; Brothers, Dick, Don, and Mac Dillon.

Bob loved building and fixing machines. He was proprietor of Dillon Electric in Pelican Rapids and a volunteer member of the Pelican Rapids Fire Department. He was a Jaycee member and sang in the church choir. Later he was a founding member of the Andover Fire Department. He enjoyed traveling; specially to view historic trains and engines. As a master electrician, Bob belonged to the IBEW for more than 45 years. He was known for being the problem solver – frequently tasked with creating solutions for difficult and unusual issues. As an excellent troubleshooter he frequently assisted family and friends with a vast array of home repair and replacement concerns. Spending time with family and friends was precious to him.

Bob is survived by Loving Wife, Dorinne; Children, James (Lynnette) Dillon, Carol (Larry) Dillon, Kathryn (Scott) Dillon, Nancy (Tom) Soberg, Thomas (Mary Jo) Dillon; Step-daughters, Debra (Daniel) Stock, Wenda (James) Jackson, Cindy (Dan) Pflepsen; 27 Grandchildren; 47Great-grandchildren; many Nieces, Nephews; extended Family and Friends.

~Funeral Service~ Monday, April 1st 11 AM with visitation one hour prior at Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home 552 E. River Rd Anoka, Minnesota

~Interment~ Forest Hill Cemetery Anoka, Minnesota

Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home 763-421-4347 www.GearhartAnokaFuneralHome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Preceded in death by Parents, Elton and Susie Dillon; Brothers, Dick, Don, and Mac Dillon.

    Bob is survived by Loving Wife, Dorinne; Children, James (Lynnette) Dillon, Carol (Larry) Dillon, Kathryn (Scott) Dillon, Nancy (Tom) Soberg, Thomas (Mary Jo) Dillon; Step-daughters, Debra (Daniel) Stock, Wenda (James) Jackson, Cindy (Dan) Pflepsen; 27 Grandchildren; 47Great-grandchildren; many Nieces, Nephews; extended Family and Friends.
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  • Grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 1, 2019
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Robert James Dillon

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Bonnie Gibbs

April 12, 2019

Dear Dorinne and family,
Just heard about your loss of Bob, I am so sorry. We have missed you at St Francis church and hope you are doing ok and are surrounded by your family. I don't know if you will remember me, Bonnie Gibbs

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March 28, 2019

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