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Robert L. Burdick

December 18, 2025 May 24, 2014
Robert L. Burdick
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Robert L. Burdick 88 of Eaton Township passed away Saturday May 24, 2014 at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born December 18 , 1925 in Litchfield, Oh. , after schooling at both Belden and Eaton High School he graduated in 1944. Robert then enlisted in the United States Navy and served in the Pacific Theater in WW II , soon after returning home he married Ruby Cornish in July of 1946. Robert worked for Reiter Dairy as a quality control supervisor, after retirement in 2010 he worked for the Lorain County Veterans Services transporting veterans to their appointments. He was a 32 degree mason for LaGrange Masonic Lodge , Lifemember of VFW Post # 1079, where he served as chaplain and member of Honor Guard , American Legion Post #12 and Amvets post # 32. He was an Avid golfer , reader and fisherman , he also loved to travel and loved westerns. Robert was also inducted into the Midview athletic hall of fame. In his life he served his God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, his family and his Country we return him to you God for all eternity.survivors include his wife of 67 years Ruby (nee Cornish), daughter Lee Ann Martin of Elyria , sons Kenneth (Dolly) of LaGrange , and Bruce (Donna) of N. Ridgeville, sister-in-law Shirley. 8 grandchildren , and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Rosella (nee Greenfield), brother Richard and 2 grandchildren. Memorial services will be 11AM Saturday June 7, 2014 at North Eaton Christian Church 35895 Royalton Rd. Grafton ,Oh 44044., where full military honors will be provided by Amvets post # 32. Rev. Charles A. Butcher will officiate. Private burial will be at Ohio National Cemetery (Rittman) at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to North Eaton Christian Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria. 440-322-4626.Online condolences may be expressed at


11AM Saturday June 7, 2014

North Eaton Christian Church 35895 Royalton Rd. Grafton




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