Robert Norman Danks, age 66, of Mapleton, died Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Minneapolis VA Health Care Center.
Robert was born April 25, 1954 in Mankato to Harold and Frances (Mundt) Danks. He served as a truck mechanic in the United States Marine Corps from July 30, 1975 until being honorably discharged on May 11, 1977.
Robert is survived by his children, Rob (Melissa) of North Mankato, James (Rachel) of Mankato, Angela (Frank) of New Ulm, and Travis (Miranda) of Hudson, WI; grandchildren, Robert, Hannah, Jameson, Kason, Peyton, and Stefyn; mother, Frances Danks of Mapleton; siblings, Dianne (Gene) Olsen, Lynn (Eugene) Albrecht, Sandra (John) Hawker, Beverly Sombke, Timothy Danks, and Polly (Jay) Hiller; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold, and brother, Rick.
A visitation will be held from 4-7pm, Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary. Private burial will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN at a later date.
He loved hunting, fishing and loved admiring and working on old cars. He worked as a Mechanic and Truck Driver.