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Robert Franklin Burmeister

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Robert Franklin Burmeister

Robert Franklin Burmeister, 86, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed from this world and went home to heaven on April 23, 2013. Bob was born in Ashland, PA to Harold and Ethel Burmeister on September 14, 1927. Bob lived in Torrance, CA for 54 years with his loving wife, Janice. Bob and Janice were married on August 23, 1952, for an impressive 61 years. They relocated to Las Vegas in 2008. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from October 1944 through May 1945 and in the U.S. Navy from 1945 through 1948 as a crewman on a PBM 3/5 Mariner. After settling down in Torrance, he worked as an aircraft mechanic, and as a systems analyst in the aerospace industry. Upon retirement from Boeing, he served the City of Torrance as a crossing guard. Many children and their families loved the protection "Bob the Crossing Guard" provided on the corner of Prairie Ave. and 182nd St. Bob and Janice were charter members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Torrance. He enjoyed working in his garage building model aircraft, playing softball and spending time with his family. He is survived by Janice; their sons, Mark and Kurt; daughters-in-law, Jeanne and Debbie; and 5 grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, Joshua, Mark and Jonathan. A Memorial Service was held at the Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV on April 26, 2013. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on May 19, 2013
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