Robert E. "Bob" Butler(1935-2014)

Bob E. Butler, 78, of Yuma, AZ, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2014 of natural causes. Bob was born December 17, 1935 in Walnut, KS to Joe and Anastasia Butler. He was one of nine children with four brothers, Pat, Don, Gerald, and John; and four sisters, Joan, Loretta, Regina, and Rosemary. Bob served two years in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Catholic Church, and enjoyed fishing.

Bob is survived by his brothers, Pat (Norma Butler of Manhattan, KS, Don Butler of Fort Collins, CO, Gerald Butler of Girard, KS; sisters, Joan Mages of Wright, KS, Loretta Vice of Bucklin, KS, and Regina Butler of Girard, KS. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Anastasia Butler, brother, John Butler; and sister, Rosemary Bayer.

Services will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be submitted to Saint Aloysius Historical Society in Girard Kansas.

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Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park
1415 South 1st Ave Yuma, AZ 85364
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Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 17, 2014