Routhe, Robert “Bob” R.


Robert “Bob” R. Routhe, 72, of Winona, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020, surrounded by his family at home.

Robert Randall was born on February 16, 1948, in Mankato, Minn., to Robert E. and Arlene (Nusbaum) Routhe. He graduated from Cretin High School and attended Winona State University.

On August 1, 1987, he married Judy Cordes (Jick). He retired from Chrysler Winona, where he was a sales representative. He enjoyed golfing, road trips in his Corvette, traveling, tracking the stock market, and scuba diving. He took great pride in his yard work and enjoyed being outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Sara (Martin) Florez and Anna (Jed Olvera) Groess; grandchildren, Vincent and Victoria Florez and Brandon Groess and Teren Olvera; siblings, Rick (Coleen) Raum, Rebecca (Paul) Calhoun, Scott (Carol) Routhe, Robin Curran, and Toni Zaborowski; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral liturgy will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, at Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, with Rev. Mark McNea officiating. Masks and social distancing are requested due to the mandate. Placement in the niche will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Winona, Minn.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

The family request memorials be directed to the Winona Area Humane Society, 1112 East Broadway, Winona, Minn., 55987.

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home and Crematory, Winona, Minn., and Fountain City, Wis. Words of sympathy and remembrance can be given at

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