Arneson Jr., Robert James 62

Robert James Arneson Jr. age 62, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022 at his home in Howard Lake after a year long battle with cancer.

Rob was united in marriage to Michelle McLaughlin on September 23, 2006 in Redwood Falls, MN. He worked as a truck driver for the last 16 years, most recently employed by Ruan Transportation, He enjoying seeing the country and brining his dogs along for the ride. Rob loved spending time with his kids and grandkids, fishing, and his favorite past time was being out on 2 wheels on his Harley, riding with his boys, friends, or out on his own.

Survived by his wife, Michelle, daughter, Melanie (Alex) Henning of Buffalo Lake, MN, sons, Andy Arneson of Buffalo Lake, Robby (Heather) Arneson of Bird Island, MN, and T.J. Caron (Brittany) of New Ipswich, NH, grandkids, Justin Maryott (19), Brooklyn (11), Gavin (10), Lilly (9), Huntley (7), Axel (3), Sophia (2), Brooks (1), and Spencer (5 mos.), brother, Steve Arneson, of Winsted, MN, niece, Christina Posusta, of Burnsville, MN, nephew,  Bobby Hayden (fiancé Allison Gregg) of Nicollet, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Preceded in death by his father, Robert Arneson, Sr. mother, Mary Arneson, sister, Debra Arneson, sister-in-law, Renae Arneson, uncles and aunts.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 9, 2022 at the New Journey UCC in Hutchinson, MN with visitation 1 hour prior to services at the church. Burial will follow at Round Grove Lakeside Cemetery in Stewart, MN. Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato & Howard Lake, MN 320-543-3401, www.swansonpeterson.com