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Robert Frank Escalle


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Robert Frank Escalle Obituary
Robert Frank Escalle January 19, 1931 - October 17, 2012 Robert Frank Escalle, 81, of Earlimart, CA, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2012 in Bakersfield, CA. Robert (Bob) was born in Earlimart, CA to Frank and Edness on January 19, 1931. He attended Delano Joint Union High School and graduated in 1948. From 1949 to 1951, Bob studied at the College of the Sequoias and there he met and, in 1953, married Jean Woekel of Visalia. Bob served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956 where he flew many different aircraft including his favorite, F-86 Sabre. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, watching John Wayne movies and spending time with his beautiful wife Jean. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Edness; as well as his brother Jimmy. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Jean; his five children, Kathy Burton and husband Robert, Suzie Gholson, Jim, Laurie Gholson, and Robert Dale and wife, Kim; his eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Condolences may be left online at www.mishfuneralhome.com. The Burial service will be held at Bakersfield National Cemetery on October 29th at 10 AM with Pastor Milt Cole of RiverLakes Church officiating. A memorial reception in the Community Center at RiverLakes Community Church will immediately follow the burial service. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 28, 2012
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