Robert J. Friesen

Robert J. Friesen

ST. JAMES — A Celebration of Life service for Robert J. Friesen, 76, of St. James will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in St. James. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, rural St. James.

Friesen died Friday afternoon, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Luther Memorial Home in Madelia. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the church in St. James.

Kramer Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert John Friesen was born Oct. 3, 1942, in Butterfield to Benno and Adonna (Moede) Friesen. He served in the Army National Guard.

Survivors include: his wife, Sandy Friesen of St. James; three daughters, Lisa Kohn of North Mankato, Darci DePoppe of St. James, Renae Garcia of North Mankato; 12-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Bruce Friesen of St. James, and sister, Barb Melzer of New Ulm.