Robert James Minke

Robert James Minke Kimball Township Robert James Minke, 67, of Kimball Township, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012. He was born November 17, 1944 in Sparlingville to the late Erwin and Clara Minke. He married Janice Louise Boyea in June 1973 in Goodells. Mr. Minke was employed with Cargill Salt Company for 30 years, retiring in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Janice; two daughters, Bonnie (Gregory) Carver of Chesterfield and Jenny Burkhardt of Kimball; and three grandchildren, Jenna Carver, Sara Carver and Ethan Burkhardt. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Timothy Burkhardt in September 2012. Private family services have been held. Burial was in Caswell Cemetery. To send condolences, visit

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Pollock-Randall Funeral Home
912 Lapeer Ave. Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 982-0179

Published in The Times Herald on Nov. 18, 2012