Oct. 3, 1919-Sept. 4, 2013
SLAYTON - Services for Robert "Bob" Ferguson, 93, of Heron Lake will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Heron Lake. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m., at the church in Heron Lake. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Burial is at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Heron Lake. Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton is entrusted with arrangements.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home in Heron Lake.
He was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Chatfield, to Jessie Ann Ferguson and stepfather, Ignatz Haberman. He served as a sergeant in the ROTC from 1939 to 1941.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Heron Lake; children, Robert Jr. of Heron Lake, Linda Short of Raleigh, N.C., Bonnie Messenbrink of Annandale, Carol Larson of Burnsville, Roger of Prior Lake, Brian of Heron Lake, John of Heron Lake, Christine Robinson of Luverne, Steven of Burnsville and Michelle Miranowski of Slayton; 22 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.