Robert Burggraff, 55

Robert Burggraff, a resident of Little Falls,  died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his home in Little Falls.

A Mass of Christian was held Friday, Dec. 7, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls, with Father Joe Herzing officiating.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Robert Burggraff was born Nov. 15, 1957, in Little Falls, MN to the late Arnold and Virginia (Popp) Burggraff. Bob attended Little Falls Schools and graduated in 1976.  He then attended Normandale Community College.  Bob held various jobs in sales and had worked for Kimbell Midwest for many years.  Bob married Pam Geyer in 1980 and they have three daughters, Samantha, Melissa and Allison.  Bob was a sports enthusiast and especially loved watching the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings.  He enjoyed reading the daily St. Cloud Times, it was a must. Bob loved gardening and took great pride in it.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Samantha (Nick) Bosworth of Mound,  Melissa (Nick) Ballard of Carver and Allison Burggraff of Little Falls; brothers, Ken (Pat) Burggraff of Little Falls and Rick Burggraff of Little Falls; sisters, Kathy (Ken) Larson of Long Prairie,  Carol (John) Fussy of Royalton,  Nancy Barthel of Little Falls,  Judy (Jon) Toft of Brainerd and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Virginia (Popp) Burggraff and a brother-in-law, Donald Barthel.