MANKATO, Minn.

Robert H. Joost

Oct. 28, 1928 - Oct. 2, 2009

Robert H. Joost of Mankato, Minn., formerly of Oconomowoc, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at his home.

Robert was born Oct. 28, 1928, in New York City to Henry and Rose (nee Chrench) Joost. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1949. After his service, he attended and graduated from the Indiana Technical College in Indiana and Milwaukee School of Engineering.

He married Beverley Jane Ryan May 26, 1951 at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc. Robert was employed with ABS Inc. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and especially time spent with his family.

Robert is survived by his wife, Beverly; two sons, Blaine Joost of Mondovia and Brad (Barbara) Joost of Waukesha; one daughter, Bonnie (Dale) Walton of Mankato; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Michael; and infant daughter, Barbara.

Memorial services will be at a future date with burial in St. Jerome Cemetery in Oconomowoc.

Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato, (507) 387-5504, is serving the family.