McCrea, Robert Bruce

McCrea, Robert Bruce

January 14, 1935 – July 4, 2016
Age 81 of Plymouth, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 4, 2016. He was loved by his family and friends, respected for his intelligence and will be remembered for his friendly and welcoming personality and generous nature. He was a blessing to many through his strong commitment to Christian education. Preceded in death by wife Marianna and parents, H. Stanley and Grace McCrea. He will be deeply missed by sister Susan Purrman, son John and wife Sue; daughter Amy Morrell and husband Kelly, sister-in-law Elizabeth Pietroske and husband Bob; brother-in-law Stephen Klatt and wife Diana; grandchildren Andrew, Peter, Lydia and Alyssa; nephew Tom and daughter Katie and nieces Michele and Christina. A memorial service to thank God for his Christian faith and to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, July 27 at 12:30 PM at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, Hwy. 5 & 55, Fort Snelling, MN. Interment with funeral honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to West Lutheran High School and the Ascension Lutheran Church Building Fund. (Published in the Star Tribune on July 16, 2016)