Private Services

Robert J. Schally, Sr. 

June 17, 1927 – May 10, 2020 

Beloved Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather 

Age 92, of St. Paul; passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on May 10, 2020.


Preceded in death by wife, Ruth; son, Steve; two sisters and two brothers.


Survived by children, Kathy Doyle, Bob Jr., Gary (Julie), Jim (Janelle), Joanne (Doug) Swalboski, Diane (Lisa) Erickson, and Barb (Ron) Vavrinek; daughter-in-law, Cindy; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Marie, Delores, Geri, and Bill.


Bob was a much loved and respected teacher of life, book inspiration, and mentor to many. He was not your average 92-year-old. He was very independent  and self-sufficient, doing his own yardwork, gardening, and shoveling. He was even walking a couple miles a day until recently. His love, wisdom, teachings and generosity will never be forgotten. Thanks for all the memories, Dad!


Services and burial at Evergreen Memorial Garden are private. 

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