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Robert "Bob" Glen Gully, 75

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Robert "Bob" Glen Gully, 75, a longtime Park Rapids area resident, died Thursday, July 24, 2008 at his home north of Park Rapids.

He was born April 23, 1933 in Hankinson, ND to Nicholas and Goldie (Annett) Gully. He was 1 year old when his family moved to a farm north of Park Rapids in Arago Township. He attended country school near his home and high school in Park Rapids, graduating with the Class of 1951.

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On Dec. 12, 1959, he married Nileen Ruth Thoreson at the Kingdom Hall in Park Rapids. He was employed by Fisher Construction Co. of Minneapolis driving truck to projects throughout the region for 24 years. In 1982, he was injured in a work-related accident, which forced him into early retirement.

Surviving are his wife; his son, Gary (Shelley) of Park Rapids; his daughter, Laura (Joe) Heltemes of Maple Lake; his sister, Dolores Njos of Issaquah, WA; five grandchildren; a special cousin, Angie Gully of Hankinson, ND and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial service: Tuesday, July 29 at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids with Mr. Mark Craft officiating.

Memorials in lieu of flowers are preferred to St. Joseph's Area Hospice of Park Rapids.

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