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Robert "Bob" Kavitz, 74

Robert "Bob" Kavitz, age 74, of Hastings, passed away on Sept. 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Bob will be greatly missed by his family, extended family, friends and all who knew him. Bob retired from MN Mutual Life Ins 14 years ago and enjoyed traveling with Betty, golfing, playing cards and spending as much time as he could with his family and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; one sister; two grandsons, Timmy and Joshua; and Blake Prosser.

He is survived by daughters, Shelly Kavitz, Shannon (John) Willenbring, and Stacey (Mike) Lee; and son, Steve Kavitz; grandchildren, Jessica, Mike, Matt, Brianna, Nicolas, Amie and Ryan. Also survived by lifelong love, companion, and best friend, Betty Prosser and her children, Barb (Phil), Julie, and Maria (Dave); brothers, Mike, James, and Eugene Kavitz; and sister, Patty (Mike) Krueger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St. in Hastings. A visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, at Wise Family Funeral & Cremation Services, 400 Spring Street, Hastings, and 1 hour prior to Mass at church on Saturday. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to express our deep gratitude to our dad's hospice nurse Tanya, with Abode Hospice, for her love and care for not only our dad, but for the whole family.

Wise Family Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.