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Robert Lowell Broze, Sr.

Robert Lowell Broze, Sr.

Robert Lowell Broze, Sr. (9-fingers), 80, of Goodhue, MN, died Friday, November 30, 2018, at home. He was born May 2, 1938, in Red Wing, MN. He grew up in Hay Creek and attended Red Wing High School. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. After high school he worked for Red Wing Shoe Company for several years and worked in construction. He worked at Gould in Lake City for 34 years retiring in May of 2000. He enjoyed gardening, cooking and canning, wood working, hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed golfing with friends at the Frontenac Golf Course. Robert is survived by his wife Marie of 61 years, five children, Deborah (Mark) Wasmund, Robert, Jr. (Joanne) Broze, Teri (Shayne) Swanson, Thomas (Lori) Broze, Jeffrey (Lonna) Broze, twelve grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Edward, Sr., mother Olive, brother Edward, Jr., sister Shirley Gadient, granddaughter baby Stephanie Broze. In accordance with his wishes, he has donated his body to Mayo Clinic for research. A celebration of his life will be held at B-Wells in Frontenac, MN, on Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m.