Robert George Trembath, age 84, died peacefully on April 19, 2016 at home in Wilmington, DE. He is survived by three children and their spouses: LisaAnn Trembath (Raelene Freitag), Robert Trembath (Jean Roskam), and Theodore Trembath (Beatrice). Robert was born in Marble, MN, the youngest child of John and Evelyn “Minnie” (Veal) Trembath. He is preceded in death by his brother (John Trembath) and two sisters (June Trembath and Elaine Russ).

Robert was a proud veteran, having served his country in the Navy during the Korean War. In 1959 he married Elisabeth Poehler Trembath and they were together until her death in 2011. During his career, Robert worked for Sunbeam Appliance Corporation in various executive roles. Robert cherished, and was adored by his grandchildren, Jack, Jordan, Amelia, Ethan, and Tatiana Trembath. He will be missed by his nieces, nephews, and friends. He loved to sing and was quick to laugh. Robert was a kind and gentle man, soft-spoken, generous, and with deep faith. All who knew him, loved him.

Visitation will be held at Richfield United Methodist Church, 5835 Lyndale Ave S., Minneapolis, MN at 10:00am on Tuesday, April 26, followed by a funeral service at 11:00am. Robert will be laid to rest with military honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 1:45pm. Family and friends will gather at 1:30pm in assembly area #2.

Robert’s family would welcome donations in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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