Robert (Bob) James Hill, 58, of Hankinson, ND, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at St. Gerard’s Community of Care in Hankinson, ND.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 29, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Veblen, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. followed by a service with Reverend Karie Geyer officiating.

Bob was born on January 12, 1961, in Veblen, the son of Rodney James and Audrey Mae (Berg) Hill. He attended K – 11 school years in Veblen and graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1979.

He had an excellent reputation as a welder and spent his working years employed by Wil-Rich and Robanks of Wahpeton, Backer’s Welding & Repair of Cayuga, and Premium Composites of Veblen. Even though he lived in various communities, his heart always belonged to the home farmstead near Veblen.

He is survived by his parents; siblings, Debby (Kern) Tracy of Fairmount ND, Cindy (Scott) Beving of Elbow Lake MN, Rachel Baus of Elbow Lake MN, and Dennis (Kathy Kelly) of Phoenix AZ; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister, Susan Kristofferson; nephew, Christopher Beving; his grandparents; and several aunts and uncles.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1701 38th St S Ste 101, Fargo ND 58103 or online at

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