Robert was born the son of Joseph and Anna Dykstra.
1940 census family lived at #4 Richland Ave Fernald IA
Joe 38 head
Anna 38 wife
Robert married Marilyn M. Garlock on June 1, 1947.
They had three children:
1. Gregory  +Joan
2. Larry  +Janet
3. Susan  +Mark German
Robert raised his family in the city of Rockford IL. He worked in a factory there, and became one of the supervisors.
"Dyke" had a brief career in professional basketball, befor eht National Basketball Associttion was established. He played against one of the old time greats, George Mikan [both "Dyke" and George were centers, with Dyke standing 6'8"]. "Kyke's" Sheboygan Redskins uniform hangs in the Hall of Fame at this present time. see link below
Marilyn M. Garlock Dykstra (1926 - 2012)
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100192678