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Robert John Lahti

Robert John Lahti


Robert John Lahti, 93, passed away May 25, 2014, at the Princeton Elim Home.

Robert was born July 22, 1920, in Superior, Wisconsin, to John and Lempi Lahti. Robert married Patricia Logee on Friday, March 13, 1942. They were together 72 years until Patricia passed on May 7, 2014.

Robert was a proud veteran of World War II. He was a life member of the China Burma India Veterans Association, VFW and American Legion. He volunteered with the Cass County Council on Aging, TRIAD, Transportation Council and the Backus Senior Center.

Bob had the ability to make everyone around him feel special. He had a great sense of humor and a twinkle in his eye.

Robert is survived by his son, Robert, and wife, Roberta of Stacy; daughter, Faye, and husband, Charles Roadstrom, of Princeton; grandchildren, Ronalea, Logan, Joslyn, Michael, Carol, Ricky; great-grandchildren, Joey, Dustin, Micheal, Lahti, Megan, Kalea, Elizabeth and Addison; sister, Margaret Solveson of Wisconsin; nieces, nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; son, Roger; brother, Marvin; and his parents.

Robert and Patricia will be together forever.

A Celebration of Life is planned for July.