Plaisted, Robert Paul
March 26, 1981 – July 11, 2018
Age 37 of Coon Rapids, went to be with his Lord on July 11th, after a long and valiant battle with brain cancer. Robert grew up in the St Francis area and joined the Navy in 2001. He served two tours of duty in Iraq as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. During his service Robert was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal with Valor. He was later selected for the Seaman to Admiral program when he was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. Robert is survived by his mother and father, Cynthia and Kenneth Plaisted along with his brothers Benjamin and Joseph (Miranda) Plaisted, and sisters Linnea (Andrew) Ward and Stefanie Plaisted. A memorial service will be held for Robert on July 19th at Riverdale Assembly of God Church located at 3210 Bunker Lake Blvd in Andover Minnesota. Visitation is at 10 AM with the service starting at 11. (Published in the Star Tribune on July 15, 2018).