October 14, 1928 - September 13, 2015
Robert Henry Myllykangas, age 86, of Litchfield, died Sunday, September 13, 2015, at the Birchwood House in Hutchinson. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith Carlson officiating. The interment will be held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. A time to gather with the family will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September, 18 2015, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. Robert Henry Myllykangas, the son of David and Evelyn (Mansicka) Myllykangas was born on October 14, 1928, in Kingston Township, Meeker County, Minnesota. He grew up in the Kingston area and attended district schooling for his education. Robert served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 until 1953. Robert was united in marriage to Genevieve Bergquist at the Apostolic Lutheran Church in Kingston. They made their home in the Kingston area before moving to Darwin, Hutchinson, and has resided in Litchfield for the past five years. Robert farmed for several years before he hauled gravel and operated heavy machinery to build roads. He collected watch fobs and enjoyed deer hunting. He liked to travel to Arizona, where they wintered for five years. He was particularly proud of the many horse drawn steel and wood rimed wagons that he rebuilt over the years. He will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his children, John Myllykangas of Saint Cloud, Peggy (Steve) Johnson of Litchfield, and Richard (Tammy) Myllykangas of Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren, Shane Retzlaff, Jetta Myllykangas, Jacob Blake, Chad Blake, Bobby Blake, Stephanie Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Teri Vandesteeg, Tina Myllykangas, and Nathan Myllykangas, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, two brothers, James Myllykangas of Litchfield and Charles Myllykangas of Hutchinson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve, parents and sibling, Gordon Myllykangas, and three sisters in law, Lillian Myllykangas, Vera Myllykangas, and Faye Myllykangas.
Robert Henry Myllykangas, age 86, of Litchfield, died Sunday, September 13, 2015, at the Birchwood House in Hutchinson. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield at 11:00 a.m.... View Obituary & Service Information
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