Robert Theodore Stroot
Robert Theodore Stroot, age 81 of Apple Valley passed away November 9, 2018.
Bob was born on July 4, 1937 in Wabasha, Minnesota; the 10th of 12 children born to Lawrence and Inez Stroot. He graduated from St. Felix High School in 1955 and went on to the College of St. John. In 1958, he married Jayne Patterson and began working in a lumber mill in Southern Minnesota. He went on to become an original Partner in Boisclair Corporation developer of LakePoint, RiverPlace, Galtier Plaza and many other mixed use/residential developments throughout Minnesota.
He retired in 2001 from Collier Enterprises, Naples, Fla. He is survived by his children: Jacquelyn (Jerry Hess), Nancy Kempe, Sherry (Clyde) Anderson and Jeffrey (Patricia Parker); grandchildren: Justin, Jessica, Anna Kempe, Elizabeth Kempe and Sheena (William) Schar; brother Eugene of Wabasha and sister Patricia (Raymond) King of Eau Claire, WI; sisters-in-law Ruth Patterson and Jacque Patterson.
Preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Jayne; grandson, Matthew Kempe, parents Lawrence and Inez; brothers Donald, Gerald, Duane and Lawrence; sisters Laura, Margie Petersen, Shirley Wittenbreer, Darlene Ausmussen, Carole Meyer; brothers-in-law Merritt Petersen, Lawrence Wittenbreer, Lester Ausmussen, Gerald Meyer, Thomas Patterson, John Patterson, Terry Foster; sisters-in-law Francis, Doris, Eleanor, Marge, Carol, Patricia Foster.
Mass of Christian Burial, 11am Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Church of St Joseph (13900 Biscayne Ave) Rosemount. Visitation 5-8pm Friday Nov. 16, at White Funeral Home (14560 Pennock Ave) Apple Valley and one hour prior to the service at Church on Saturday. Private interment at a later date.
Condolences: www.whitefuneralhomes.com 952 432 2001