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Robert Wachlin

Robert C. Wachlin, 74, Vergas and Mesa, Ariz., died Oct. 23, 2008, in Hospice of the Valley in Mesa.

Robert C. Wachlin was born on June 1, 1934, in Wadena to Victor and Mary Pearl (Haines) Wachlin. He worked for the iron mines for 27 years, employed by Erie Mining Company. Robert also had his own auctioneering company and several other small businesses throughout the years. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing, spending winters in Arizona and time with family and grandchildren.

Robert is survived by his wife, LaVonne, Mesa; three children, Mike (Janelle) Wachlin, London, Minn., Renee (Todd) Heino, Buhl, Minn., and Roberta Wachlin, Duluth; five grandchildren; one brother, Jerald (Shirley) Wachlin; one sister Myrtle Lombard (Lowell), and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Robert in death are his parents; a son, Robert Charles Wachlin, Jr., and ten siblings.

Funeral services for Robert will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, with visitation scheduled for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Burial will be held later at Hines Township Cemetery in Hines, Minn.

Arrangements are with Furey Funeral Home, Vergas.