Robert Walter Gressman 85, of Duluth, passed away on Saturday November 16, 2019 in Solvay Hospice House. He was born in Duluth on May 22, 1934 to Joseph and Ada Gressman. Robert had worked as a salesman for Russell Creamery and Hormel Foods until his retirement. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the NRA. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing and doing crossword puzzles.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Joseph, John and Lawrence, and a son David.
He is survived by his loving wife Arlene, children Barbara Rogers, Steven (Cindy), Deborah (Tony) DeShaw, Susan (Nick) Nickelson, William, and Mary (Tim) Allen, 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday November 22, 2019 from 5PM until 7PM with 6:30PM Wake Prayers in St. Michael’s Catholic Church. 4901 E. Superior St. Duluth, MN 55804. Visitation will continue Saturday November 23, 2019 from 10AM until the 11AM Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home. 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. 218-727-3555.