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Robert Wymore

October 14, 1928 — November 6, 2016

Robert Warren Wymore, 88, of Mayville, ND passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at Luther Memorial Home in Mayville, ND. Bob was born October 14th, 1928 in Swift County, MN to Ray and Thelma (Lowry) Wymore. He grew up in Rock Lake, ND where he graduated from Rock Lake High School. He was drafted into the army in 1950 and served a tour of duty in Korea. He received a bronze star for the longest continuous combat on record. After an honorable discharge, he returned home to Rock Lake. He married Luella McPherson in Leeds, ND in June of 1952. He attended and graduated from Mayville State Teachers College in 1957. He went on to teach science at Larimore High School and completed his Masters of Science degree. He returned to Mayville State, this time as a professor. During this time, he pursued his Ph.D. at Texas A & M and University of Northern Colorado Greeley. He taught at Mayville State until his retirement in 1993. Bob had many interests and hobbies. He enjoyed traveling, fishing at their lake cabin, woodworking, photography, gardening, serving as a national weather service observer, and flying after obtaining his private pilot’s license. He was also an active member at Mayville Lutheran Church and served in many capacities. Robert is survived by his wife Luella, Mayville, ND; children: Steven (Carolyn) Wymore, Nisswa, MN; Bruce (Mindy) Wymore, Alexandria, MN; Rebecca (Mark) McLain, Bloomington, MN; Linette (Duane) Kangas, Moorhead, MN; Ann (Kurt) Mack, Knoxville, TN; fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Geraldine (Elmer) Bierman, Minot, ND. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray; his mother, Thelma; three sisters, Edith Ziegler, Bertha Anton, and Betty Schreiner; and four nieces. Visitation: Will be from 5–7 PM on Thursday, November 10, 2016 with a 6:30 PM Public Prayer Service at the Luther Memorial Home Chapel in Mayville, ND and resumes one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Friday, November 11, 2016 at Mayville Lutheran Church in Mayville, ND. Military Honors: May~Port Honor Guard and the North Dakota Military Funeral Honors. Burial: Will be in the Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, ND.
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