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Robert E. Mittag April 17, 1932 - Nov. 9, 2008

CLARA CITY -- Robert Eugene Mittag, 76, of Clara City died Sunday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clara City. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church and continues Wednesday for one hour before the service. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Clara City.

He was born April 17, 1932, near Algona, Iowa, to Edwin and Evelyn (Thompson) Mittag. He attended school at Lotts Creek Parochial School and graduated from Algona High School in 1949. In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He was discharged in 1954.

On Feb. 20, 1955, he married Janyce in Algona, Iowa. They moved to Minnesota in 1960.

He is survived by his wife; children: Cathy (and Ardell) Brouwer of Maynard, Douglas (and Shannon) of Willmar and Phillip of Clara City; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister: Marjorie Waldron of Omaha, Neb.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Robin.