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Age 82

Date of Death June 18, 2016

Place of Death Kalamazoo, Michigan

Service Details

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and interment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Age 82, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Robert was born in Sharonville, Ohio on June 26, 1933 to the late Robert A. and Katherine E. (Lucician) Burk. After graduation from high school, Robert entered the U.S. Army where he served our country honorably during the Korean War. He attended Dayton University and upon graduation became employed by Parker Hannifin, retiring in 1998. He was united in marriage to Maryclaire (Semeyn) Burk, who preceded him in death on June 22, 2015. Robert was an avid golfer and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his children, Kathryn Burk and Michael (Shannon) Burk; grandchildren, Joshua Bartels, Ashley Burk and Paige Papesh and great-grandchildren, William Bartels and Amarah Willis.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be given to the Wounded Warriors Project.



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Age 82

Date of Death June 18, 2016

Place of Death Kalamazoo, Michigan

Service Details

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and interment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Age 82, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Robert was born in Sharonville, Ohio on June 26, 1933 to the late Robert A. and Katherine E. (Lucician) Burk. After graduation from high school, Robert entered the U.S. Army where he served our country honorably during the Korean War. He attended Dayton University and upon graduation became employed by Parker Hannifin, retiring in 1998. He was united in marriage to Maryclaire (Semeyn) Burk, who preceded him in death on June 22, 2015. Robert was an avid golfer and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his children, Kathryn Burk and Michael (Shannon) Burk; grandchildren, Joshua Bartels, Ashley Burk and Paige Papesh and great-grandchildren, William Bartels and Amarah Willis.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be given to the Wounded Warriors Project.


Condolence Messages(0)

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