Robert “Bob” Petz

Feb. 11, 1933 – May 19, 2020

Robert “Bob” Petz, 87,

Garrison, formerly of

Makoti died on Tuesday,

May 19, 2020 at the

Garrison Hospital. A

private funeral Mass will

be held on Saturday at

10:30 a.m. at St. Nicholas

Catholic Church in Garris-on. A public graveside

service using social dis-

tancing will be held on

Saturday at approximately

12:45 p.m. at the Ryder

Cemetery in Ryder.

Visitation will be held

on Friday from 5 to 7 at

Thompson Funeral Home

in Garrison.

Robert Joseph Petz was

born February 11, 1933 at

his parents farm

southwest of Douglas to

Joseph and Irene (Ander-

son) Petz. He graduated

from Makoti High School

in the Class of 1951. He

worked for the Rensch

Garage in Makoti for 43

years. Gerald Rensch,

owner of the garage, said

Bob was the most honest

man he ever met, and he

never forgot a number,

whether on a part or

when he was doing books.

Bob also farmed with his

brother Stan until retire

and renting out the farm

in 2004.

Bob was an avid sports

fan! He loved to watch all

sports and knew all the

players and their stats.

Bob is survived by his

brother, Stan Petz,

Bismarck; Aunt Hildegard

Davis, numerous nieces,

nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in

death by his parents, 2

sisters and

brothers-in-law, Betty

(Harold) Klabunde, and

Marilyn (Jim) Beyer,

niece, Rita Beyer, and

numerous aunts, uncles,

and cousins.