Robert L. Burdo of Midland and formerly of Hemlock, passed away Saturday morning, March 29, 2014 at Mid Michigan Medical Center in Midland, after a brief illness at the age of 82 years.
Robert was born Nov. 19, 1931 in Saginaw, to the late Albert and Beulah (Graham) Burdo. Robert has resided in this area all of his life.
Robert loved to grow his Gladiolas when he was living on the farm. He also enjoyed putting puzzles together, and he enjoyed riding his bicycle and would ride up to 10 miles a day. On May 14, 1955 Robert married Barbara J. Lowe; she preceded him in death on July 2, 2003.
Robert is survived by his five children, Daniel (Mary) Burdo of Holland, Debbie (Greg) Tudor of Louisville, Ky., Donna (George) Schwind of Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., Linda Bekiroglu of London, Ontario, Lori Burdo of Midland. Eight grandchildren, Aaron, Seth, Mark, Heather, Adem, Billy, Ryan, Ashley; and three brothers, Ray (Dorothy) Burdo of Lake, Roy (Joyce) Burdo of Hemlock, Don (Rosemary) Burdo of Hemlock; and a sister, Shirley Hall of Harrison, also survive Robert.
Per Robert's wishes cremation has already taken place. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the donor's favorite charity.
Arrangements are by the Cunningham/Taylor Funeral Home, 310 E. Washington St., Freeland, 48623-0362.