Robert A. Litke
Robert A. Litke age 85 of Delano, formerly of Woodbury passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2011 with his family by his side at the Delano Golden Living Center. He was born October 27, 1925 to Alfred and Hilda (Kronsbein) Litke in New Britain, Connecticut.
Bob’s family moved to Gloversville, New York where he lived until graduating high school. Bob attended the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 1948A and Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Upon graduation he entered the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps (Seabees) and served until 1969 retiring with the rank of Commander.
Bob went to work with the Minnesota State University System as Director of Facilities and later St. Thomas College as their Director of Facilities.
Bob is survived by his sons Paul (Marcia) Litke, Bob Litke; 5 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.
Memorial services were held on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano, Minnesota. Chaplain Bob Haskin officiated at the services.