ROBERT D. PIRKL

Robert

         Robert D. Pirkl, age 86, of Morristown, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at his home.
         Funeral services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, North Morristown, on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Gregg Pavelski, officiating.  Interment will be in Concordia Cemetery, North Morristown with veteranís military rites provided by American Legion Post 149, Morristown.
         Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, June 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
         Robert Donald Pirkl, was born February 9, 1923 in Owatonna.  He attended a country school in Steele County.  In 1937, he moved to Faribault to live with his aunt and uncle.  He was drafted in 1945 and served in the Navy (Sea Bees).  In 1948, he met his future wife and married Dorothy Villwock on October 2, 1949. They started farming in Shieldsville and later the North Morristown area.  Dorothy preceded him in death on March 7, 2006.  Bob enjoyed spending time with his family.  Some of his hobbies and interest were fishing, bird watching, gardening, tending his flowers and mowing his lawn.  He was a life long member of Trinity Lutheran Church, North Morristown and a member of the Morristown Community Club and American Legion Post #149, Morristown.
         He is survived by two sons, James (and Vicki) Pirkl of Faribault and Ronald (and Lori) Pirkl of Kilkenny; four grandchildren, Amy, Matthew, Michael and Melissa Pirkl; two step grandchildren, Dustin and Kyle Crawmer; and other relatives.
         He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy; parents; one half brother and other relatives.


Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below

Name:
Brenda Hardies
Email:
bfhardies@charter.net
Date:
Thursday June 25, 2009

Memories

Jim,Ron and families, Our prayers and sympathies are with you. It's times like these when having so many miles between us that makes it difficult to express our heartfelt thoughts. May you have peace that passes all understanding during this difficult time. Your cousin, Brenda & Carl