Robert "Bob" Danielson, 66, of Grand Meadow died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home.

Robert Wayne Danielson was born Jan. 16, 1948, to Elnor and Myrtle (Olson) Danielson in Preston.

He was a graduate of Lanesboro High School in Lanesboro.

On July 27, 1968, he was united in marriage to Margary Sabanish at Pilot Mound near Chatfield.

From 1968-1971, he served in the United States Army Special Forces. After serving in the army, he worked as a custodian in the maintenance department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. He also drove bus for Rochester City Lines.

He had a great sense of humor and was a great father and friend. Card playing, fishing and deer hunting were other activities he enjoyed.

He is survived by his wife, Marge of Grand Meadow; daughters, Diane (Todd) Tollefson of the Lakeville and Dawn (Dan) Tart of Grand Meadow; seven grandchildren, Luke, Will and Grace Tollefson and Brady, Brandon, Chelsey and Billy Tart; siblings, Darlene (Bruce) Sutherland of Chatfield, Marlys (Alvin) Paulson of Rushford, Phyllis Ellis of New Hope, Marilyn (Dick) Lykken of Waseca, Gloria (Nevin) Vrieze of Fountain, Roger (Linda) Danielson of Chatfield and Linda (Tom) Jensen of Texas; sister-in-law, Barb of Rochester and special canine friend, Tasha.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elnor and Myrtle and brothers, Vernon and Jerry Danielson and a brother in infancy.

Funeral services for him were held Tuesday, July 1, at the Grand Meadow Lutheran Church in Grand Meadow, with the Rev. Beth Krolak officiating. Burial took place in the Grand Meadow Cemetery.

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