Lorimer Robert, age 86, formerly of 7500 York Ave S in Edina, died March 6, 2003 in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. He was born July 23, 1916 in Omaha, NE. He was a graduate of Augustana College in Illinois, received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver, and was a certified Public Accountant. After serving as a corporate accountant and as a professor of economics and accounting, he became an economics consultant, working for the Stanford Research Institute and Economic Research Associates in Los Angeles. In the 1970's he moved to Minneapolis, where he was employed by Knutson and Sons and worked as an independent economics consultant. He retired to Oceanside, CA, and later moved to Edina, where he lived until 2002. Mr. Lorimer is survived by 2 sisters, Dorothy Benson and Marion Eklund, and a brother, Vincent, all of Edina; 2 daughters who live in Maryland and California; a son, Larry, of Katonah, NY; and 4 grandchildren. He was a member of Normandale Lutheran Church. Memorial service Thursday, March 13th at 3 PM, Normandale Lutheran Church, 6100 Normandale Rd., Edina. Memorials may be given to Normandale Lutheran Church Foundation.

Published on March 11, 2003

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