Robert William Burk
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Robert William Burk
  • May 12, 1924 - June 17, 2017
  • Livonia, Michigan

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Burk, Robert William Age 93

Loving husband of the late Donna M. Burk. Cherished father of Michael (Evie) Burk, Gregory Burk, Karen (John) Bonvolanta and Mary Jane (Dave) Wrobel. Dearest "Papa" of Alex and Chris Wrobel, Matthew, Stephen and Ryan Burk, and Michael Bonvolanta. Survived by his sister Margaret Kuhn and many beloved nieces and nephews. Born May 12, 1924, Robert was raised in Portsmouth, OH. He attended Xavier University, is a graduate of the University of Detroit and graduate school at Wayne State University with degrees in Electrical Engineering. He was a World War II Veteran and retired from the Detroit Edison Co. after 38 years. Robert was an active member at St. Aidan Parish.


Visitation Tuesday 4-8 pm with a Rosary at 7 pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Funeral Wednesday, in state at 9 am with Mass to follow at 9:30 am at St. Aidan Catholic Church 17500 Farmington Rd. in Livonia. Robert will be laid to rest at Parkview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, we suggest donations to the St. Aidan St. Vincent de Paul Society or to the Capuchin Mission Association. Mass Intentions are also appreciated.