The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Robert “Bob” “Denny” Guimond, age 77 of Pennock, was held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 24 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer. Burial at a later date will be at the Camp Ripley Cemetery in Little Falls, MN. Bob died peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his wife and family. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud, MN.
Bob was born April 8, 1940 in Tracy, MN to Leo and Elsie (Buzzell) Guimond. During his life Bob served in the U.S. Navy as a Radio Operator, worked in Chicago with BNR and after returning to MN worked for Qwest for 41 years retiring in 2004. He is a member of Our Lady of Lakes Catholic Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 0537 and Past-President of the local CWA.
Bob is survived by his wife, Ruth (Dietman) Guimond, Pennock; children Brian Guimond, Maple Lake; Brent Guimond (Angie Stadler), Echo, Paul Guimond, Munds Park, AZ; Ronald Dietman, Alcova WY; Julie (Ray) Brueggemeier, Owatonna; Gary (Julie) Dietman, St. Joseph; Nancy Holovnia, Plymouth; Mary (Jim) Hooper, Jordan; as well as brothers, Joe (Gaylene), France (Esther), David (Barb), Jim, and sister Mary (Joel) Olson, as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Ruth Carroll and his daughter-in-law Georgie (Ron) Dietman.