Robert A. “Bob” Burk

Oct 21, 2017
Burk, Robert crop


10:00 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 1005 Parker St. in Waterloo


5-8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Garden View Chapel, 3655 Logan Ave. in Waterloo and an hour prior to the services


Garden of Memories Cemetery


Cedar Valley Hospice or the American Cancer Society


Robert A. “Bob” Burk, 68, died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. 

He was born October 6, 1949 in Waterloo, the son of Clyde August and Isabelle Marie (Warmuth) Burk. 

Bob graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1967.  He was united in marriage with Sandra Kay Coontz on June 26, 1976 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Waterloo. 

He began his work career at Titus Manufacturing and then worked for John Deere & Co. for 34 years until retirement. His parents were charter members of Concordia Lutheran Church; Bob was a lifelong member and a member of UAW Local 838. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling and going fishing and treasured the time he spent with his grandchildren. 

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Burk of Waterloo; a daughter, Kristal Leigh Burk (Luke) Wadey of Allison, IA; a son, Ryan (Caroline) Burk of Denver, IA; four grandchildren, Kahri, Kennedy, Allie and Lucy; and two sisters, Lillian “Kay” Robbins of Sumner, IA and Nancy (Larry) Seery of Cedar Falls, IA. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ronald in infancy and Richard Burk and a brother-in-law, Myron Robbins.

Click here to send a private message to the family.


1 comment

Leave a comment
  1. Anon | Nov 30, 2017
    I miss you. I HOPE YOU KNOW HOW MUCH

    Leave a comment

    Locate Us

    Get directions to Kearns Funeral Service.

    Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

    Order Flowers

    Choose the arrangement and let us worry about the rest

    Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

    Plan a Gathering & 

    Celebrate a life that has been lived and has touched so many.

    Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.

    Local Grief Support

    Find a support group to help you cope with grief.

    Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.