Robert E. MeteraudRobert E. Meteraud, 91, lifelong Superior area resident died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.
Robert E. Meteraud, 91, lifelong Superior area resident died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Solvay Hospice House, Duluth.
He was born in Superior on June 21, 1920, the son of Eugene and Mae (Clough) Meteraud.
Robert married Helen Granheim on Dec. 30, 1941. Helen passed away on May 18, 2000 after 58 years of marriage.
He was a member of the Superior Elk’s Lodge 403 and the Superior VFW.
Robert served his country in the United States Army during WWII and was part of the landing at Omaha Beach.
Robert was employed by the Wisconsin Grain Commission as a grain inspector for over 25 years before retiring in 1983.
Robert was a devoted father and grandfather.
He was an avid Packer Fan, and he enjoyed golf, bowling and morning coffee with his friends.
He is survived by two daughters, Carole (Steve Free) Austin, Reno, Nev. and Roberta (Peter) Salnick Sr., Superior; one son, Bob (Julie) Meteraud, Superior; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
In addition to his wife Helen he was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will begin at 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home with Pastor Sarah Kerkes of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Superior.
Pallbearers for the service will be Peter Salnick, Sr., Peter Salnick, Jr., Tom Woldmoe, Jacob Sekelsky, Josh Howen and Jared Howen.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Solvay Hospice House and staff for their compassionate care of Robert and to St. Mary’s Essentia Health Home Hospice for their care of Robert at his home.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to ARF or Miller Dwan Foundation-Solvay Hospice House, 801 Baylis St., Duluth, MN 55811.
Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.
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