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Robert Richard William Beyer, age 89, of Minnesota Lake, MN, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at New Perspectives in Mankato, MN. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 11:00 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mapleton, MN with Pastor Steve Berkeland officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 AM prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Vivian Twp., Waseca Co., MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral home is assisting the family.
Robert was born September 14, 1931 in Minnesota Lake, MN, to Richard and Ida (Werner) Beyer. Robert was a lifelong farmer; he farmed for about 70 years with Norbert and Gladys Beyer. He was involved in his community as a volunteer EMT for the Minnesota Lake Ambulance and was on the Minnesota Lake Elevator Board. Robert enjoyed gardening, growing roses and fruit trees. He also canned and made blood balls. Robert spent time hunting, shooting waterfowl, and even taking trips to Alaska to fish.
Robert is survived by his siblings: Beverly Bussler, Dianne Beyer, Ronald Beyer, and Russell Beyer; numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Elwood, Roger and Richard Beyer and Lois Waldowski; nephew Jason Waldowski; great-great nephew Matthais Wahl.