Rutlen Robert William (Ruotsalainen), born July 1, 1921 in Ely, MN and died December 1, 2004 in Milwaukee, WI, at the age of 83. Robert lived a full and rich life. His example of generosity and concern for others is his legacy today. He will be missed by family and friends. Survived by two sons, David (Catherine) Rutlen, Craig (Debra) Rutlen; a stepdaughter, Paulette Rutlen; two brothers, Vernon (Elaine) Rutlen, James (Jean) Hill; five grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. Memorial Service Fort Snelling Chapel, Friday, July 22 at 10:30 AM. Honor Guard to follow at National Cemetery, Assembly Area #5 at Noon. Luncheon to follow at VFW Post #5555 at 6715 Lakeshore Dr. in Richfield, MN.

Published on July 20, 2005

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