Robert MyronRobert “Bob” Myron, 94, Rural Thompson, North Dakota, died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at home.
Bob was born on Sep 28, 1918 in Abercrombie, ND to C. Alvin and May (Scoville) Myron. He grew up in Abercrombie and graduated from high school there in 1936. After working for a year at a CCC camp in Sidney, Montana, he moved to Fargo, ND, where he worked in sales for Fargo Glass and Paint. While in Fargo, he made his commitment to his Lord and Savior, and began his lifelong walk of faith. There, he met the love of his life, Doris Belle Swenson. They were united in marriage on Dec 25, 1941, and enjoyed 71 years together. Bob was soon drafted thereafter, and served for nearly four years as a medic in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Upon his return, he began farming with his father-in-law, John Swenson near Thompson, ND. He continued farming there until his retirement in 1983. Bob and Doris loved their farm neighborhood and community, where they continued to reside during their retirement. They hosted a Sunday morning Christian fellowship group in their home for many years.