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Robert F. Burkett, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1923
Walthill
Thurston County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 2002
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Bob Burkett, Sr. was born in Walthill, Nebraska, on April 8th 1923. After graduating from High School there, he moved to California, where he lived until he was drafted into the Army in 1943. He served honorably and heroically through three European Campaigns. Bob was discharged from military duty in 1946. His hobbies included raising and training hunting dogs, and a life long interest in Baseball, including coaching in his spare time. Bob's lifetime career was in Sales work. He spent many years as a volunteer lecturer and sponsor in the organization of Alcoholics Anonymous. He maintained 52 years of sobriety and never slipped. Bob helped many young people, was a faithful Catholic, and received the St. Pius X Award for teaching Confraternity Of Christian Doctrine to junior and senior high school students for ten consecutive years at the request of his dear friend,Father Thomas Meersman. During his lifetime, Bob received many awards and honors for his work with youth and A.A. Survivors include three sons; Michael, Tom, and Bob jr. He also leaves two daughters; Sheila, and Mary Margaret,twelve grandchildren, and several greatgrandchildren. His two wives both preceeded him in Death. Bob was an active member of St. Vincent's Catholic church for many years. His Funeral Mass was held there on Thursday, February 14th, 2002. 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Sonja
Record added: Feb 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6215011
Robert F. Burkett, Sr
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- Soul To Soul
 Added: Feb. 22, 2013
IN LOVING MEMORY. GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS, BOB.
- S.P.
 Added: Nov. 21, 2009
MAY OUR BLESSED MOTHER, MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS, WATCH OVER YOU IN HEAVEN. YOU ARE MISSED AND LOVED, AND THOUGHT OF OFTEN.
- S.P.
 Added: Oct. 6, 2009
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