Robert Eugene Betz passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Phoenix. Bob was born Dec. 29, 1937, to James and Areeta Betz in St. Paul. He served in the Korean War as an MP, and married Edith Forsythe (deceased). They had three children, Carre (Dan) Thoen, Vicki (Bryan) Wilson and Michael Betz.
Bob is survived by his wife, Carol M. Mensing, whom he married in 1998; his children; one brother, James (Gail) Betz of Sun City, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Erin (Robert) Atkinson, Alexandra Thoen, Gavin (Laura) Wilson, Alysa Wilson, and Jadon Betz; and one great-grandchild, Henry Atkinson.
Bob was an avid golfer and active in the church, Elks club and the West 7th Street Boys Club in St. Paul.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 15, at the Sun City Christian Church in Sun City, Ariz. Memorials are preferred to the West 7th Street Boys Club in St. Paul.