Robert "Bob" A. Oldakowski

Oct 07, 1928 - Apr 30, 2021

Robert "Bob" A. Oldakowski

October 07, 1928 - April 30, 2021

Obituary

Robert "Bob" Oldakowski, age 92 of Buckman passed away on April 30, 2021 at Quiet Oaks Hospice Home in St. Augusta. A Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at St. Michael's Church in Buckman with Father Kenneth Popp officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 PM on Friday, May 7, 2021 at St. Michael's Church in Buckman and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Burial will be held in the parish cemetery. The service for Bob will be lived streamed please use the following link:https://youtu.be/63LbRD7-Ylo

Bob was born October 7, 1928 in Little Falls to Peter and Helen (Lempka) Oldakowski. He graduated from Little Falls High school. Bob met the love of his life, Dorothy Lanners and the couple married on May 25, 1954 at St. Leo's Catholic Church in St. Leo, MN. Together they raised seven children. Bob owned and operated his farm for over 40 years before retiring. He was an avid outdoorsman, spending a lot of time hunting and fishing with family and friends. Bob enjoyed making maple syrup, playing cards and family favorite "the board game". He was a former member of the Buckman City council and an active member of St. Michael's Catholic Aid. Bob will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew and loved him.

Bob is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy; sons, Paul (Diane) of Royalton, Gordon of Royalton, Jeff (Sue) of Sauk Rapids, Dan (Dee) of Royalton, Greg (Anne) of Wadena; daughters, Ruth (Gregg) Polinder of Lakeville, Mary Jo Oldakowski of Shoreview; brothers, Mark of Cushing, Maurice of Grand Rapids; sisters, Philomen Salser and Ramona Mack both of Washington D.C.; 15 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ervan; sister, Donna Baum; three infant children; sister in law, Joanne Oldakowski; brothers in law, Bill Baum, Chuck Salser and Ralph Mack.

The Oldakowski family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the CHI Hospice and Quiet Oaks Hospice team for the kind care and support Bob had received.

To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Robert "Bob" A. Oldakowski, please visit our Tribute Store

Services

Visitation
Fri, May 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Michael's Catholic Church (Buckman)

9251 Hwy #25
Buckman, MN 56317

Get Directions
TextEmail
Visitation
Sat, May 8, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
St. Michael's Catholic Church (Buckman)

9251 Hwy #25
Buckman, MN 56317

Get Directions
TextEmail
Service
Sat, May 8, 2021 at 11:00 am
St. Michael's Catholic Church (Buckman)

9251 Hwy #25
Buckman, MN 56317

Get Directions
TextEmail

Sign in to share your memory

We'll never post without your permission


or use your email

By adding a comment, you agree to the following privacy notice and conditions of use

Email Directions

Enter an email address below.
Please separate multiple emails with a coma.

Text Directions

Enter a mobile number below

Get Updates

Sign up to receive a notification daily whenever there is an update on this obituary.

OR
Types

Thank you for sharing!

Provide comfort for the family by planting a tree in memory of Robert "Bob" A. Oldakowski

Plant a Tree