Robert Beman “Bob” Scott, age 89, passed away on August 5, 2020 at his home in Pequot Lakes, MN. He was born to Harry and Essa Mae (Beman) Scott on October 31, 1930 in Montezuma, IA. He was the oldest of 2 children. Bob served in the National Guard from 1947-1955, and was a member of the Methodist Church, El Kaaba Shriners, Masons and Elks.
Bob was united in marriage to Marcia Ann Woodward, his high school sweetheart, on January 20, 1952 in Villisca, IA. He graduated from Villisca High School in 1948. After high school he was with Beatrice Foods Co. for 24 years, eventually becoming Regional Sales Manager in MN. In 1972, the family moved to Kankakee, IL to open a Plywood Minnesota franchise. Bob and Marcia retired in 1993 and purchased a winter home in Mesa, AZ where he served as President of the Home Association for several years. After 45 years in IL, Bob and Marcia returned to MN. Bob enjoyed the lake country he loved during his final days.
Cherishing his memory are his wife, Marcia Scott of Pequot Lakes, MN; daughters, Merilee Scott Eckhardt (husband Marty) of Sacramento, CA, Melinde Scott of Pequot Lakes, MN; and grandson, Maxwell “Max” Eckhardt of Sacramento, CA.
A Celebration of Life is to be held September 6. Please contact Merilee or Melinde for details.
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