Robert Foley Sr. is inducted into the Roseau Community School Hall of Fame
August 31, 2019
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...