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Visitation:

Monday, February 12, 2018
12:30 to 2:30 pm
Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon St.,
Des Moines, IA

Service:

Monday, February 12, 2018
2:30 pm
Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon St.,
Des Moines, IA

Disposition:

Monday, February 12, 2018
Burial with military honors
Laurel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, IA

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Robert Owen Burk

ROBERT OWEN BURK

Robert Owen “Bob” Burk, 70, Kansas City, MO, passed away February 6, 2018 in Kansas City. Visitation will be from 3-5pm, Friday, February 9, followed by Funeral Service at 5pm at McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO. In addition, Visitation will be from 12:30-2:30 pm, Monday, February 12, followed by Funeral Service at 2:30pm at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St., Des Moines, IA, with burial and military honors at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Des Moines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Bob was born August 12, 1947 in Des Moines, IA. He served overseas in the US Army and was a Computer Systems Analyst. He loved to travel, have fun, and enjoyed fishing at the lake house. On January 19, 1974, he married the love of his life, Mary.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Donna (Kerker) and Elmer Burk. He is survived by: his wife of 44 years, Mary; sister, Karen (Dan) Shedenhelm; Inlaws; and nieces and nephews.

Please offer condolences at both: www.mcgilleystatelinechapel.com and www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com