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ROBERT K. GLEESON, quietly passed on Apr. 6, 2014 at the age of 83. He was born in Oakland to parents Willard & Maybelle Gleeson of Texas & Illinois respectively. Mr. Gleeson attended Polytechnic H.S. In Riverside, graduating in 1949. In 1955 he married Mary V. Kerns from Greensboro, MD, the couple celebrated their 58th anniversary on Dec. 29, 2013. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in communications at Adak Ionosphere, AK and worked as an electronics engineer & service trainer with both Magnavox & Sharp electronics. He enjoyed fishing, bowling (inductee in Gateway U.S. Bowling Congress Hall of Fame-Madera Valley Bowl, 2006, included a 300 game) and global travel. Bob is survived by his wife, Dink; children, David of Seattle, Joyce of Greece, Donald of Mariposa; grandson Haris of Greece; sisters, Claudia Crowley, Betty Driscoll, Mary Ann Stalder; brother, Gene and several nieces and nephews. Donations most welcome made in his name to: Stanford Medical Cancer Discovery Fund, P.O.Box 20466, Stanford, CA 94309-0466 or online: http://cancer.stanford.edu/help/gift.html OR at: California USBC -Cancer Fund, 45 Mitchell Blvd #7, San Rafael, CA 94903.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 23, 2014
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