Robert W. Wellbrock
Robert W. Wellbrock, 61, longtime resident of Hibbing died Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Mt. Iron, MN. He was born February 3, 1958 to Clifford W. and Virginia A. (Salsider) Wellbrock in Vadnais Heights, MN. Robert moved to Hibbing in 1974. He was employed with various places throughout his lifetime including; Hibbing Taconite as a millwright, the Coast to Coast store in Chisholm for 15 years, he drove truck on and off again for nearly 10 years, and finally he worked as a delivery man for the Bach Yen restaurant from 2003-2015. He enjoyed fishing, kayaking, bicycling, gardening, and building model airplanes as his pastimes.
He is survived by his son, Ian (Emily) Rokser, Milwaukee, WI, their four children, Jude, Levi, Seth, and Rose Rokser, his dear friends, the Alice Russo family of Hibbing, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, William Wellbrock, and sister Kathy.
Funeral services for Robert will be 12:00 noon, Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. The Rev. Dennis Rokser will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home on Thursday. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Range Memory Walk located at 3520 E. 7th Avenue, Hibbing, MN 55746, or Fairview Range Hospice in Hibbing. Robert’s family would like to express a sincere thank you to the Greenview and Diamond Willow Staffs for the outstanding care Robert has received over the past few years. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.