Robert Buerkle

Obituary of Robert Buerkle

Garden City, Kansas Robert Buerkle, age 94, died at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas on October 12, 2020. He was born on May 16, 1926 in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Andrew and Beulah Armentrout Buerkle. Robert was a farmer and an active member of the Church of the Brethren of Friend, Kansas. He was also a 33rd degree Mason, Shriner, Scout Master, Finney County Commissioner, and a past member of the Finney County Historical Society. On August 12, 1945 he married Donita Hagler at the Deerfield United Methodist Church. She survives. Other survivors include: Three Children Anita (Dennis) Miller of Wilson, Kansas Christine (Gregg) Joy of Garden City, Kansas Gail (Karen) Buerkle of Azel, Texas. Eight Grandchildren Tammy Miller of Russell, Kansas Pam Funk of Alabama Kenton Pollman of Wichita, Kansas Rachel Schmit of Brandon, Florida Brett Pollman of Wichita, Kansas Terry Miller of Beaver, Kansas Lisa Pollman-Scott of Holcomb, Kansas Garry Lee Miller of Ellsworth, Kansas One sister Pauline Weddle of Garden City, Kansas 14 great grandchildren, 16 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Alan Buerkle and Gary Lee Buerkle; one brother, Dean Buerkle. There will be no public calling hours. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Friend, Kansas. Memorials are suggested to the Church of the Brethren or the Masonic Lodge in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846.
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