Robert N. ‘Bob’ ‘Grandpa’ Minor
NELSON – Robert N. “Bob” “Grandpa” Minor, 91, of Nelson, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Robert was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Peoria, the son of John and Peoria (Dempsey) Minor. He served in the Army and was a combat veteran of World War II in the South Pacific. He was a Local 150 equipment operator, and retired from Northwestern Steel and Wire as a crane operator. Bob was known as the “Coal Miner” and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Survivors include one son, Daniel (Susan) Minor of Rock Falls; three daughters, Melissa (Russell) Thompson of Nelson, Lori Castro of Littleton, Colo., and Cyndie (Robert) McClone of Roscoe; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
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