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Robert L. McFarlane

Robert L. McFarlane, 78, passed peacefully Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Bob was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin on May 25, 1934 to the late Leon and Evelyn (Olson) McFarlane. After he graduated from O'Dea High School he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he proudly served and assisted with USO activities. He continued his service to his country working for a federal government agency. After his service he worked as Taco Bell's West Coast Regional Manager, eventually owning his own franchises.

Bob is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sharon Freeman; sons: Ronald, Stephen (Yoko), Timothy (Teri), David (Melissa), Mark, Wil, Matthew, Jody; daughters: Lorraine (James) Retych, Valerie (Michael) Burdette; 14 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; sisters: Sharon Helppie, JoAnn Friedel.

Bob was known for his sense of humor and as a devout Catholic. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Services will be held at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Shoreline, WA on Friday May 24th. The rosary will be at 10:30 A.M. with memorial service to follow at 11:00 A.M. Reception will be held in the church hall.
Published in The Seattle Times from May 22 to May 23, 2013
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