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Burl Roy Robinson Jr.

1938 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Burl Roy Robinson Jr. Obituary
Robinson, Burl Roy Jr, age 75, of St. Louis, went to be with his Savior on Friday, March 28, 2014 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born September 6, 1938 in Alma the son of Burl Roy and Lois Marie (LaBonville) Robinson. Burl was a 1956 graduate of Alma High School and served his country in the United State Marine Corp during the Korean War from 1956 until his honorable discharge, serving at stations in Japan and Guam. On November 12, 1971 he was married to Donna Rahl Brondstetter at the Merrill Congregational Church. Burl worked as the Head Computer Operator of Building 564 for Dow Chemical, retiring in 2001 after 34 years of service. He was a very active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alma. Burl enjoyed his daily trips to McDonalds to meet his friends for coffee, doing carpentry and working in his garage. He was known as the Greatest Volunteer for his willingness to help others. Burl especially loved spending time with his family and was always his grandchildren’s biggest fan including all his grandpets. Burl is survived by his wife of 42 years; Donna of St. Louis; three children: Steven (Tracy Bryan) Rahl of Zeeland, Deb (John) Norton of St. Paul, MN and Lisa (Darren) Fish of Alma; five grandchildren, Marni (Mike) Ostrom, Kelly Hurt, Ashlee, Trent and Gavin Fish; three great grandchildren, Katelyn, Mitchell and Emma; three sisters, Leah “Tootie” (Henry) Glazier, Cathy Evitts and Linda (Max) Johnson all of Merrill; four sisters-in-law, Fern Robinson of Florida, Joy Robinson of Minnesota, Denyce (Jody) Travis of Ithaca and Jolayne Brondstetter of Alma and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Richard, Paul “Ed” and Charles Robinson and his mother and father-in-law, Joe and Doris Brondstetter. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor John Eich officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Alma. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Alma Sports Boosters. To view Burl’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit
Published in Morning Sun on Mar. 30, 2014
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