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Robert Foley Sr. is inducted into the Roseau Community School Hall of Fame


August 31, 2019

Robert Foley Sr. being presented his plaque by Kelly Christianson, Chair of the Selection Committee

by Jeff Olsen

On Thursday afternoon at the Roseau School Theater, Robert Francis Foley, 91 and a semi-retired Roseau banker, was inducted into the Roseau Community School Hall of Fame with all five of his children - Catherine, Elizabeth, Colleen, Scott, and Robert - in attendance.

The only family member missing was his late wife, Marian.

Banker Bob, as he is called, perhaps had his finest hour - and weeks - following the Roseau River flood in the summer of 2002.

Unknown to many, Mr. Foley and Marian donated a significant sum to the City of Roseau for the flood recovery.

"It was just to try...

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