Robert Whitney Gault

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  • Name: Robert Whitney Gault
  • Location of Birth: Rock Falls, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: December 2, 1923
  • Date of Death: October 27, 2005 (81 years old)
  • Parents: Leo W. Gault and Helen K. (Grotluschen) Gault
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    World War II

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    Robert came from Illinois and was a longtime resident of Nashwauk, Minnesota.

    He was employed as a custodian and a bus driver for Independent School District #319 in Nashwauk.

    Robert was a member of American Legion Post #307 in Nashwauk. He enjoyed coin collecting, crosswords, horseshoes, and bowling in his younger years, and had a great interest in guns and was a locksmith.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Stella in 1976; and his son, John, in 1998.

    Robert is survived by his son, William (Mickey); three daughters, Mary (Loren) Levine, Julie (Dan) Wolf, and Gloria (Mike) Arlich; a sister, Dorothy Morgan; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; and special friend, Isabelle Lean.

    Robert died at his home in Nashwauk, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing, Minnesota. No photo of grave marker is available at this time.

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