Robert L. Burkart, 75, Dekalb, MO

Published 07/17 2014 09:16AM

Updated 07/17 2014 09:17AM

Robert L. Burkart, 75, Dekalb, Missouri died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home.

He was born October 7, 1938 to John and Nellie (Ogden) Burkart in Easton, Kansas.

He married Marguerite Bingham on November 18, 2001. She survives of the home.

Robert worked as a foreman in the oil fields and was also self-employed as an auto body mechanic. He also loved to travel.

Mr. Burkart was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, John and Stan Burkart; and sisters, Helen Hartley, Irene Romane, Mary Lipp, Maggie Griffin, Jeanette Tony and Shirley Burkart.

Additional Survivors: daughters, Shirley and Jan; son, Bobby; sister, Euba Hunter; several nieces and nephews; and numerous grandchildren.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the family to help defray funeral expenses. Online guest book and obituary at

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