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Robert  S.  Burk
     Robert S. Burk, 82, of North Platte passed away on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 at Linden Court. He was born March 8, 1935 at North Platte to Leslie and Ethel (McMichael) Burk.
     Robert served in the United States Army and returned to North Platte and was united in marriage to Barbara Nolda on Feb. 1, 1959.
     He was employed at Titchen Service Station before owning and operating Frontier Service Station. Later, he worked at Consolidated Freightway and retired from Nationsway Transport in 1996.
     Robert was a member of Aqua Sharks Dive Club and enjoyed racing motorcycles and stockcars, ranching, and traveling in their RV.
     Those that will miss him are his wife, Barbara of North Platte; daughters, Teresa (Rick) Gier on Nampa, Idaho, Peggy (Kelly) Tockey of Hershey, and Michelle (Ryan) Strickland of Maxwell; brothers, James Burk (Sheila) and John (Michele) Burk, both of Washington; grandchildren, Amy (Kevin) Warren, Cliff (Heather) Gier, Stacy (Bradley) Banks, Crystal Gier, Jennifer Gier, Robert Strickland, and Wyatt (Ashlee) Strickland; great-grandchildren, Anica, Sina, Courtney, Sidney, Alexa, Lance, Alec, Timmy, Bailey, Grayson, Chevayo, Jasmine, Nick, Sonya, and Keira.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Burk; grandson, Bradley “Scooter” Tockey; and great-grandsons, Talon Camp and Alex Tucker.
     Services were Sept. 8 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in care of arrangements. Burial will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors.
     Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer''s Association. Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 9/13/2017
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