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Robert STHALECKER-1017
Robert Otto STHALECKER-1017
B. 15 Nov 1910
Bethune, Colorado
D. 30 Aug 1999
Denver, Colorado


 1. John Dennis  (foster son)
Burial Place:
Fairview Cemetery
Burlington, Colorado

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Pedigree Chart
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 19 Sep 1848
D. 24 Jan 1914
Bethune, Colorado 
Frederick STAHLECKER-157
B. 9 May 1880
Scotland, S.D.
D. 16 Apr 1963
Burlington, Colorado
Katherena JUENGLING-147
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 13 Jun 1848
D. 11 Jul 1926
Bethune, Colorado
Robert STAHLECKER-1017
B. 15 Nov 1910
Bethune, Colorado
D. 30 Aug 1999
Denver, Colorado
Carl WEISS-234
B. 9 April 1837
Old Areis, Russia
D. 11 November 1920
Bethune, Colorado
Jakobine WEISS-158
B. 11 Sep 1883
Artizies, South Russia
D. 18 Jul 1963
Burlington, Colorado
Katherine STADEL-1278
B. 20 Jan 1838
D. Russia *
Married  11 Dec 1934  [Cert# 130]
Bethune, Colorado
Mildred FANSELAU-1877
B. 29 Sep 1914
D. 27 Oct 2009


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Robert Otto Stahlecker-1999

     Robert Otto Stahlecker was born on Nov. 15, 1910, at Bethune, to Fred and Jacobina Stahlecker.  He worked on his family’s farm assisting his father until he married Mildred Fanselau on Dec. 11, 1934, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Bethune.  At this time they moved to their farm near Bethune.
     In 1935 Robert and Mildred moved to Newberg, Ore., due to drought, dust storms and other farming conditions.  They lived in Oregon until October of 1936, at which time they returned to Colorado and resumed farming near Bethune.
     In 1957 they moved to Burlington where Robert worked as a carpenter, painter, etc.  He also worked for seven seasons at the Great Western Sugar Co. where he was very proficient.
     Robert read the scriptures often and loved the Lord deeply.  He was very concerned with the coming Promised Kingdom.
     Robert’s hobby was playing the Hawaiian guitar, at which he was very good.  He would play duets with Mildred on the organ.  He also enjoyed going to the coffee shop every day.
     He was proceeded in death by his parents; one foster son, John Dennis; one grandson, Robert; and two sisters, Hulda Ziegler and Amanda Schlichenmayer.  He leaves his wife of almost 65 years and two brothers.
     Robert passed away on Monday, Aug. 30, 1999, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver.  He will be greatly missed.  He was a kind and gentle person, loving husband and friend.
     Funeral services were held on Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, at Hendricks-Love Mortuary Chapel in Burlington with Reverend Paul Barker officiating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery in Burlington with Hendricks-Love Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
     Pallbearers were Darrell Wiedman, Garven Wiedman, Bud Stolz, Dean Sigle, Lee Weisshaar and Kerry Stahlecker.  Music was provided by Denis Stahlecker and Velda Adolf. Memorial gifts may be made in Robert’s name for individual choice.

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