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Robert Ulwelling

d. June 8, 2019

Robert W. Ulwelling, 84, of Rose Creek joined his beloved Jo Anne on June 8, 2019. Robert was born on May 29, 1935 in Dexter, Minnesota to Isidore (Genevieve) Ulwelling. He grew up on the family farm near Rose Creek, graduated from Rose Creek High School, and lived on the farm all his life. Robert proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was a self-taught machinist and welder. Robert generously shared his knowledge, taking time to crack a joke and share in the laughter with family and friends. On November 11, 1996 he was united in marriage to Jo Anne Elleby at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rose Creek, Minnesota Robert and Jo Anne spent the last 24 years fishing, raising beef cattle, traveling, collecting and restoring antique tractors. Participated in numerous tractor shows and events. They spent out their golden years together, being the happiest their families had ever seen them. Robert was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, numerous Oliver and International Harvester clubs. However, he always said his favorite tractor was the one that started first. Robert is survived by his brothers, Paul Ulwelling, Dexter, Minnesota, Don (Carol) Ulwelling, Rose Creek, Minnesota, Gerald (Betty) Ulwelling, Meridian, Idaho; brother in laws Edwin (Connie) Elleby, Austin, Minnesota and Christian (Mary) Elleby, Hayward, Minnesota; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Robert is preceded in death by his parents Isidore and Genevieve; wife, Jo Anne; brother John Ulwelling; sister-in-law Joanne Ulwelling A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 am on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Rose Creek with Fr. Swaminatha Pothireddy officating. Friend may call Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5-7 pm at Mayer Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in St.Peter's Cemetery.

Service Information


Cemetery

St. Peter's Cemetery

Rose Creek MN 55970


Visitation

Wednesday, June 12 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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


Visitation

Thursday, June 13 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. Peter's Catholic Church
300 Maple Street SW,
Rose Creek MN 55970


Funeral Service

Thursday, June 13 2019
10:30 AM

St. Peter's Catholic Church
300 Maple Street SW,
Rose Creek MN 55970

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