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Robert John Witt

Robert John Witt passed peacefully on Aug. 27, 2022 at the age of 81. Bob was born in St. Croix Falls, WI,
oldest son to Max and Eleanor Witt. The family moved to Fairfax and then to Winthrop, where Bob graduated
in 1959. Bob was an accomplished athlete. He was captain of the basketball team and lettered in football. He
also met his sweetheart, Margaret, in Winthrop and the two were married in 1965. Bob and Maggie moved to
Minneapolis and raised three daughters. Bob is survived by his wife of over 57 years, Maggie; his three
brothers-Don, Charlie and Ken; 14 nieces and nephews; and, his three daughters-Jennifer (Gary), Margaret and
Eleanor (Steve). Bob had seven grandchildren: Brian, Trisha and Jake; Naomi; and, Asher, Myles and Keiran.
He also had one great-granddaughter, Charlotte. Bob will be interned at Winthrop Cemetery in a private


  1. Shelly Kuiper on August 30, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    My deep felt condolences to the whole family. Been flooded with childhood memories of growing up with his children that he loved so very much. Praying for peace in your hearts. Sending love and hugs.

  2. Glen "Skip" Meyer on September 22, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    Bob became my best friend when we were 14 years of age. He remained so until his death.

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