Robert I. Ward
Formerly of White Bear Lake
Passed away peacefully on September 29, 2020. Preceded in death by wife Caroline “Caddie”; and son Christopher. Survived by sister Eleanor Stephenson of San Diego; son Andrew of Bloomington; daughter Amy (David) Brimmer of Yardley, PA; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.
Bob worked for 25 years at 3M in marketing and public relations, then created Business Writers Unlimited as a solo entrepreneur. A gifted photographer and lover of nature, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and bird-watching. He wrote several pamphlets and short books on addiction recovery for the Hazelden Foundation. His Christian faith led him to volunteer with various church communities over the years, most recently providing service to the Gideon Society.
Private interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. A virtual memorial celebration of his life will be held online, and will be scheduled at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to give generously to the charity or cause that is meaningful to you.