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Robert Wayne Burklund

1952 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Robert Wayne Burklund Obituary
Robert Wayne Burklund April 27, 1952 - September 2, 2018 Robert W. Burklund, age 66, of Chicago, passed away surrounded by his family. Bob was born on 4/27/52 in Chicago to the late Melvin Burklund and Ann (Klein) Burklund who survives. He was the loving husband to Lee Burklund, proud father to Scott and Erik Burklund, brother to Linda Burklund-Ytterberg (Randy) and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Bob attended Evergreen Park High, Valparaiso University, and John Marshall Law School. Bob was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at VU. Bob served on the State of Illinois Committee on Disability and three years as the first Board President for Access Living. Bob provided tax and accounting services through his offices for many years. He and family enjoyed travelling to Rhinelander and Door County to sail and fish. Bob supported his sons in all of their many activities. He will be remembered for his enigmatic smile and sense of humor. Visitation is Friday, 9/14 from 3-8 pm at Chapel Hill South Funeral Home in Oak Lawn, IL. Funeral services will be Saturday 9/15 at 11:00 am at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9401 S. Oakley, Chicago. Burial will be in Chapel Hill South Memorial Gardens.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Sept. 9, 2018
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