Robert D. Egeline
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Robert D. Egeline, 84, passed away Dec. 7, 2013, following a short illness, in Yreka, Calif.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved to fly fish and tied his own flies. He took great pleasure in teaching his sons and grandsons the art of fly fishing. He took great pride in helping to build the little league baseball fields and the high school football bleachers in Dorris, Calif., where he raised his family. He also was instrumental in the start up of the Butte Valley Ambulance Service, where he served for many years and was a volunteer fireman with the Dorris Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, JoAnne; his son, Martin; older brother, Dennis; parents, Acie and Minnie Egeline; and son-in-law, Lyle Berry.
He is survived by his brother, Dean Egeline (Lillian); sister-in-law, Nancy Egeline; his four children, Sharon Berry, David Egeline (Laurie), Mari-Ann Kallstrom (Pat), and Todd Egeline (Kelly); along with several nieces and nephews. He was blessed with five grandchildren, Kristopher Kallstrom (Lisa), Scott Berry (fiancee Valarie), Kyle Kallstrom (Sara), Rebekah Brokl (Tim) and Mallory Ann Egeline. He was greatly blessed with two great-grandchildren, Lillianna Kallstrom and JD Brokl; along with five step-grandchildren Joy, Colton and Grace Kallstrom, Ashley Hopkins (Charles) and Zac Collins.
At his request, no services will be held.
He will be greatly missed!
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Published in Herald And News on Dec. 10, 2013