Robert Dennis Brownlow, 86, of Le Roy, MN died on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester.
Robert was born to Bernard and Viola (Holt) Brownlow in Austin, MN on April 2, 1933. He was married to Colleen Iverson on September 8, 1956 in Le Roy, MN and they became the parents of four children; Terri, Kris, Kay, and Bob. He was the proud owner and operator of the Red Owl grocery store for 55 years. He served in the US Army and was deployed to the Korean conflict. In 1967, he was the Minnesota trapshooting champion (doubles). Robert was an avid golfer, fisher, bowler, and hunter. He was also a volunteer fireman, a ham radio operator, and fan of both of the Vikings and the Twins.
Robert is survived by his children Terri Beckett of Farmington, MN, Kris (Mark) Thompson of Bettendorf, IA, Kay (Bill) McCloud of Le Roy, Robert “Bob” (Vivian) Brownlow of Akron, OH, 14 grandchildren, 10 ½ great-grandchildren, and sister Donna Mallory of Maple Grove, MN.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Colleen, grandson Michael, son-in-law Harold Beckett, and brother-in-law William Mallory.
Memorial Mass for Robert will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Le Roy with Father Marreddy Pothireddy officiating. Burial will take place at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 at Hindt Funeral Home in Le Roy and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
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