Bob Stafford

Jan. 11, 1934 – Nov. 30, 2018

Robert Stafford, 84,

Minot, ND, passed away

Friday, November 30,

2018, in his home.

Robert James Stafford

was born January 11,

1934, the son of Elliott

and Dorothy (Logan) Staf-

ford, in Pelican Rapids,

MN. He was raised and

educated in Minot, gra-

duating from Minot High

School in 1952. He then

attended the State School

of Science in Wahpeton.

Bob was once married

to Donna Thompson.

From this union, a

daughter, Deborah and

son, Ronald, were born.

Bob married Gayle F.

Engen January 28, 1976.

He enjoyed fishing,

golfing, and playing

basketball in his younger


Surviving family in-

cludes: wife, Gayle,

Minot; son, Ronald (Ker-

ry) Stafford, Minot, ND;

daughter, Deborah

(Timothy) Hunter, Garris-

on, ND; step-children,

Kerry DuPuis, Blaine Du-

Puis, Brigitte Funk,

Matthew DuPuis, and Bri-

an DuPuis; grandchildren,

Ryan Stafford; great-

grandchildren, Ryder Staf-


Bob was preceded in

death by his parents, El-

liott and Dorothy Stafford;

sister, Delores Stafford.

At Bob’s request, No

Formal Services will take


Memorials: are pre-

ferred to Trinity Hospice.

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