Robert E. Overton -- Rochester

October 9, 2018

Robert E. Overton, 82, of Rochester, passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. The visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home. Memorials are preferred to the Mayo Clinic Hospice Program — Integrative Therapies.

Robert Earl Overton was born on Jan. 26, 1936, in Olmsted County, Rochester, to Frederick and Dorothy (Maul) Overton. On Aug. 27, 1955, he married Shirley Ann Wilde. Robert retired after 36 years of service from the city of Rochester, as a superintendent at Public Works Street and Alley Department.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; children, Debbie (Larry) Paulson, Dawn (David) Beach, Denise (Terry) Borgschatz and Dean (fiancée, Ethel) Overton; 10 grandchildren, Daniel, Matthew, Thomas, Jennifer, Robert, Nicole, Nicholas, Caitlyn, Brianna and Taylor; 15 great-grandchildren; twin brother, Richard Overton; brother, David (Rose) Overton; and sister, Bonnie Stewart.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters and six brothers.

Arrangements are with Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901. To share a special memory please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com.

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