Robert “Bob” Reitzel, age 62 of Forest Lake, formerly of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 28, 2018 while surrounded by his family. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps. Throughout his working career, he was a painter, but ultimately had a passion for the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting as well as taxidermy. He is preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Beverly; brother, Donny; sister, Linda. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Deborah; children, Jason, Ryan (Marianne), Nathan; grandchildren, Reese, Luke, Kendra; mother-in-law, Judy (David) Sims; other family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30p.m., on Saturday, January 5, 2018, at the American Legion Hugo Post #620, 5383 140th St N, Hugo. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.