Robert Arvi Kesti
09/11/1938 - 05/18/2019
Robert Arvi Kesti, 80, of Zim, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at St. Raphael’s in Eveleth. Private burial services are planned. Robert’s family would like to thank St. Raphael’s for their kind and considerate care. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or send condolences visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.
Robert was born on September 11, 1938 in Biwabik to Arvi and Lillian (Gilberg) Kesti. He was a graduate of Cherry High School and UMD. He married Karen Niininen on June 6, 1964. Robert taught school in Dodge Center, MN; McGregor, MN and Eveleth, MN; retiring from Eveleth in 1994.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; and cousins.