Robert Paul Bathke

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Robert Paul Bathke

November 27, 1936 - March 04, 2019

Robert Paul Bathke Robert Paul Bathke was called to his heavenly home on March 4, 2019. Robert was born on Nov. 27, 1936 in Petoskey. He was raised in Traverse City, where he attended Traverse City Central High School and played football and basketball. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church and was active in the Walther League. He moved with his parents to California in 1956.
Robert is survived by Alice, his wife of 35 years; his children, Karen Dueker, Mike Bathke, Rob Bathke and their spouses; his two stepsons, Gilbert Estrada and Kevin Estrada and their wives; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and sisters, Marlene Freudenburg and Mary Dierker.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ted Bathke; and sister, Shirley Myers.
He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather with the biggest heart you can imagine. He will be missed by all.
Published on March 12, 2019
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Monday March 18, 2019

10:30 AM

Fairhaven Memorial Park

1702 Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA, USA


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