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Robert "RC" Roberts

Robert C Roberts, known to his friends as “RC” 78 passed away at his home on Friday February 24, 2023.  He was born to Frank and Helen Roberts on April 19, 1944 in Iron Mountain Michigan.  He moved with his family to Winton in 1956.  He graduated from Ely Memorial High School in 1962. He loved and played football as a hard hitting lineman. After graduation he attended Eveleth Technical School as an auto mechanic and later attended the Minneapolis School of Art and Design where he met his future wife Pam (Pamalot) and they both attended Hutchinson Technical School.  When returning back to Ely they lived down on Farm Lake for many years until they divorced but they remained special friends.  RC had a lawn service and snow removal business until he retired.

RC is survived by his brothers, Michael (Mary) Roberts of St Cloud and Merrill (Sue) Roberts of Ely and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Helen, stepfather Bill Wegner , sister Fran Langford and her husband Roy, sister Sheila Haasl and her husband Rusty.

As requested by RC, there will be no service.

Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.

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