In Memory of Robert Kellberg

October 3, 1945 - September 8, 2020

Robert “Bob” E. Kellberg, age 74, a resident of Grantsburg passed away on September 8, 2020.

Bob was born on October 3, 1945 in Frederic to Clarence and Susan (Rich) Kellberg. He was a 1963 graduate of Frederic High School.

Bob served in the National Guard from 1965-1971 and worked for the Burnett County Sheriff’s Dept as a deputy, undersheriff, and sheriff for 31 years. He also worked part-time as a police officer for Grantsburg PD. He poured his heart and soul into the Sheriff’s Dept and cherished the support and relationships built during his years of service.

In his free time, he enjoyed being outdoors horseback riding, hunting and fishing. In the fall you would find Bob cheering on the Packers and watching Nascar. Bob had an enormous heart and was a generous man who valued family and his time spent with his grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Sherman; sisters, Charlotte and Arlene; and his first wife, Janice.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Norma; son, Robb (Jennifer), step daughter, Dana (John) Fredrickson; sister, Marcella (Bruce) Branstad; grandchildren, Aly Corey, Vincent Kellberg, Tanya Fredrickson, and Andrea Fredrickson; special niece, Tracy Finch; along with other relatives and many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM (visitation 1-3 PM) at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Grantsburg. An interment will be held in the spring at Lakeview/Mudhen Lake Cemetery in Daniels Township. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Grantsburg.

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