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Robert "Bob" DeMarco

July 3, 1931 — August 22, 2020

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Robert “Bob” F. DeMarco, age 89, of Cottage Grove, our dearly loved Dad, Grandpa, Papa passed away at home on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Preceded in death by wife, Gerry; daughter, Susie VanderHeyden; and parents, Frank and Emma DeMarco. Survived by children, Kathi (Andy) Buss, Paul (Jennifer), Patty (Merle) Schank, and Karen (David) Ackert; son-in-law, Joe VanderHeyden; twelve grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and his twin brother, Dick of Santa Rosa, CA.

Bob was especially proud of serving his country as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War. One of his greatest joys in life was time spent with his family and he delighted in his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all.

Special thanks to Dr. Bernard Quebral and Wendy, HealthPartners Woodbury for the kind and wonderful care you provided for many years.

Due to Covid concerns, a private family service will be held with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

While maintaining social distancing guidelines, we are now able to accommodate gatherings while abiding to a 50% capacity at the facility. The use of face masks by attendees is required at indoor events, and we will continue taking the necessary steps to keep your families safe. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available on the obituary portion on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute once it becomes available or complete the HeartStrings online sympathy page with the link above.

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