Ninth Generation


4419. Robert Leslie Kirkpatrick was born on 5 January 1926 in Warren Co., Illinois.1160,1697 He died on 9 February 2009 at the age of 83 in Charlotte, Eaton Co., Michigan.1697 Robert Leslie Kirkpatrick was born 5 January 1926. On 27 December 1947 he married Frances Rose Arnold who was born 27 April 1926.

There were five (5) children born of the marriage.

Obituary from Eaton Rapids Community News, Feb. 15, 2009: Robert "Bob" L. Kirkpatrick, Eaton Rapids, age 83, passed away Monday, February 09, 2009 in Charlotte. Bob was born January 5, 1926 in Warren County, Illinois. Robert was a veteran of WW II serving in the United States Air Force. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, and a Charter Grand Knight with St. Peter, County K. of C. 6534. Bob was a former high school teacher and retired from the State of Michigan, Department of Agriculture in 1987. He was a life member of numerous Agriculture Professional Associations. Bob was a former Eaton Rapids City councilman and Mayor pro-tem. He was also active in Boy Scouts.
Preceded in death by his son, Col. Richard Kirkpatrick in 2005; brother, Raymond; and 2 brother-in-law, Paul Laster and Lester Primm. Bob is survived by his wife of 61 years, Fran; 5 children, David (Sharon) Kirkpatrick of New York, Dr. Leslie (Don) Reynolds of Okemos, Kerry (Bruce) Linter of Grand Ledge, Julie Kirkpatrick of New York and daughter-in-law Bernice Kirkpatrick; 10 grandchildren, Michael, Paul and Christina Reynolds; Jessica David and Daniel Linder; Jules and Alex Febre; Kevin (Cheri) Kirkpatrick; and Robert (Karen) Kirkpatrick; 3 great grandchildren, Drew, Lexi and Wyatt Kirkpatrick; 2 brothers, Charles (Norma) Kirkpatrick of Illinois and James Kirkpatrick of California; 3 sisters, Mary Jane Primm of Missouri, Martha (Arnold) Case of California, Margery Laster of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. Mass of the Christian burial will be prayed 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 12, 2009 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 515 E. Knight Street, Eaton Rapids with Father Bennett Constantine as Celebrant. The family will receive friends and family on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Shelly-Odell Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, 515 E. Knight St., Eaton Rapids, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church or Eaton Community Hospice in memory of Bob Kirkpatrick.

Robert Leslie Kirkpatrick and Frances Rose Arnold were married in 1947. Frances Rose Arnold was born in 1926.

Robert Leslie Kirkpatrick and Frances Rose Arnold had the following children:

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David Robert Kirkpatrick.

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Richard Arnold Kirkpatrick.

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Leslie Ann Kirkpatrick.

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Kerry Jane Kirkpatrick.

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Julie Francine Kirkpatrick.