Robert George Valenty, 91, Bradenton, FL, formerly of Forest Lake, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps.
A Mass of Christian Burial took place in Florida.
A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 21 at Calvary Cemetery, Forest Lake. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 225.
He is survived by his wife of two years, Loretta; children Anthony (Theresa) of Sarasota, FL, Mary Ann (Paul) Douglas of Evergreen, CO, Roberta Jean (David) Neutzling of Brooksville, FL, and Susan Kay (John) Green of Concord, NC; one sister, Dolores (Jack) Peterson of Forest Lake; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A.E. “Tony” and Hulda (Engquist) Valenty; his wife of 47 years, Phyllis; and one brother, Richard Valenty.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research and may be sent in care of Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025.