Robert Neil Current, 80, of Bemidji, MN died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home.
He was born on July 12, 1938, in Bemidji, MN the son of Elston and Myrtle (Workman) Current. He was raised and educated in Puposky, and graduated from Bemidji High School. He enlisted in the US Army, and served on active duty for two years, followed by two years in the Army Reserves. He returned to Minnesota and worked in Minneapolis a couple of years. He lived between Minnesota and Colorado for some time before settling back in Bemidji. He drove truck hauling agricultural products across the Midwest, and later test drove cars in Northern Minnesota winter's until his retirement. He enjoyed deer hunting, playing cribbage, family get-togethers and holidays. He loved spending time around the children in his family, fishing with Richard and Johnny, and meeting for coffee at Stamart in the mornings with his friends.
He is survived by his: Children, Elston Current of Centennial, CO, Craig (Tracy) Current of Englewood, CO, Chad (Lisa) Current of Denver, CO, Dean Current of Brighton, CO, Todd (Tina) Current of Westminster, CO, Darla Anheier of Bemidji, Robert Current Jr. of Bemidji, Brother, Steve (Sherry) Current of Puposky, MN, Very Special Friend and Girlfriend, Leona "Tiny" Highball of Plymouth, MN, Several Grandchildren, and Great-Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Dwayne Current, Ronald Current, sisters Sheila Cloud, Sharon Brown, and Suzanne Current.
Condolences may be left at ceasefuneralhome.com.