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Robert Mcniff

d. October 17, 2013

Robert F. McNiff, age 85, of Austin, died Thursday, October 17, 2013 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. Bob was born December 22, 1927 in Athol, South Dakota to Francis and Lillian McNiff. He grew up in Preston where he graduated from High School. On October 22, 1961 he married Genevieve (Stockdale) Stern at the Little Brown Church in Austin. Bob drove for L.C.L. Transit for 30 years and was proud of his accident free record. After retirement, Bob enjoyed driving school and charter buses, limousines, and being a private driver. He also enjoyed woodworking. Survivors include his wife, Genevieve, Austin, MN; son, Jeffrey (Mary) McNiff, Austin, MN; step son, Eugene (Sherry) Stern, Rochester, MN; step daughter, Denise (Eldon) Kinneberg, Maxwell, IA; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; sisters, Madelyne (Jim) McGowan, Raleigh, NC, Mary (Larry) Lettenmaier, Otsego, MN, Veronica Fust, Crystal Lake, MN. He is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Dennis and Doug; grandson, Bradley; sisters, Teresa and Julie. Memorial services will be held 11:00 am on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Wellington Munoz officiating. The family will greet friends at a luncheon following the service on Monday. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at

Service Information


Grandview Cemetery
US 218
Austin MN 55912


Monday, October 21 2013
11:00 AM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912

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