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26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
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Robert Lean

Robert Kenneth Lean

Thursday, March 7, 1935 - Monday, February 22, 2021
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Friends and family may watch a copy of Robert's funeral starting at 11:00 AM on Friday February 26, 2021 and it will be available to watch on the funeral homes website for the next 90 days.

Robert Kenneth Lean, 85, A resident of Bootjack passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at the Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital.

He was born March 7th, 1935 in Houghton to Howard and Julia (Mattson) Lean.

Through his life, Robert had been in the Naval Reserve (1956-61), delivered for the Curtiss Candy Company, spent some time in the mines of White Pine, MI and Hoyt Lake, MN; and eventually settled into a career with UPPCO where he worked until retirement.

In his free time he enjoyed boating and some carpentry, and even built a cottage in Rice Lake and his home in Bootjack.
He volunteered for the Bootjack fire department for several years.

Robert loved his family, and spending time with his wife, kids, and grandkids.

He is a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet.

Preceding him in death is his wife Elaine (Hannela) Lean, Parents Howard and Julia Lean, and brother Fred (Irene) Lean.

He is Survived by: his sons, Charles (Donna) Lean of Proctor, MN;
Matt (Heidie) Lean of Calumet.
Grandchildren; Traci (Eben), Charles Jr, Bobby, Ryan, and Julia.
Great Grandchildren; Devyn, Makayla, Tyler, and Khloe

Along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A private family service will be held and a public graveside service will take place in the spring.
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Bob Hiltunen

Posted at 05:30pm
So sorry to learn of Bob's passing. Pam and I have found memories of Bob and your mum meeting for lunch at the Big Boy restaurant many years ago. We felt lucky to be able to serve them as they were such a friendly and loving couple. In later times I got to know him when he would visit Matt at the Memorial Union. He always had something positive to say and I admired how well he persevered in face of health challenges.

Bob and Pam Hiltunen

Laura and Hartley Collins

Posted at 11:40am
Matt, Heidie and Family ~ Our Heartfelt Condolences in the loss of your loved one. We are thinking of you. He has been reunited with his beloved Elaine. Sending our love and virtual hugs.

Barbara Effinger

Posted at 11:16am
Matt, Heidi and Lean Family:
So sorry to read that Bob had passed away. I worked with him at UPPCO for several years and got to know him. He will certainly be missed by you all! Take care and God Bless!
Barbara and Don Effinger

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