Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Robin Gondeck?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Robin's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
November 26, 1949 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
4 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Robin's family - View on Tribute Wall
Robin Gondeck, age 74 of Foley, passed away December 8, 2023 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, December 14, 2023 at the Foley Funeral Home. Prayers services will be at 6:00 PM. Pastor Derek Mumm will officiate and burial with full military honors will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Service with Dignity provided by the Foley Funeral Home.
Robin James Gondeck was born November 26, 1949 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Valentine and Charlotte (Herbrand) Gondeck. He graduated from Foley High School, class of 1967. After graduation, Robin entered the United States Marines and served honorably from 1968 to 1971. He was a Vietnam Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. After his discharge from active duty, Robin attended Southern California University where he obtained a degree in Criminal Justice. He worked in the steel industry for Ameron, later, Tamco in California where he was past president of the Steel Workers Union, as well as past CFO and grievance officer. He retired and moved to Foley in 2007. Robin enjoyed his retirement to the fullest, liked talking about politics and was an avid New York Yankee's and Minnesota Vikings fan.
He is survived by his sons: Robin, California, Jacob of Washington and Steven of Arkansas as well as a sister, Cindy Niess, Foley and brothers; Tim "Rocky", Foley; Craig (Jana), Rice and Jeff of Foley. He is also survived by his grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Val and Charlotte and wife, Janice.