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					                    FUNERAL SERVICE                                               ROBERT A. RESENDIZ
              Stockham Family Funeral Home                                  MAY 2, 1919 ~ SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
                    McPherson, Kansas


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           Friday, September 9, 2011, at 2:00 PM                              obert    A.     “Bob”
                                                                              Resendiz,    92,     of
                  OFFICIATING CLERGY                                          McPherson,      passed
                    Rev. Constance Lunn
           Interim Pastor, First Congregational UCC              away Saturday, September 3,
                                                                 2011, at McPherson Hospital. He
                      SPECIAL MUSIC                              was a retired clerk for the U.S.
               “Shall We Gather at the River”                    Postal Service.
                      “Amazing Grace”                               He was born May 2, 1919, in
              “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”                     Santa Ana, Sonora, Mexico, the
                  Lindsey Shaw, vocalist                         son of Sotero Leal and Rosacia
                     Judy Shaw, pianist                          (Dorado) Resendiz. He had been a
                                                                 McPherson resident since 1983, moving from San Jose, CA. He
                    MILITARY HONORS
Military honors will be conducted by members of V.F.W.           graduated from High School in San Jose, CA.
Post #2715 and American Legion Post #24.                            On September 20, 1951, he married Goldia L. Holloway in
                                                                 Wichita.
                        INURNMENT                                   Mr. Resendiz was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps,
                    Coal Hill Cemetery                           serving during World War II. He also served in the U.S. Air
                El Dorado Springs, Missouri                      Force during the Korean War. He retired from the Air Force at
                                                                 the Rank of Tech. Sergeant.
                 MEMORIAL DONATIONS                                 Bob’s family was always his first priority. Aside from that,
The family suggests that memorial donations be given to First    he had two other interests that were very meaningful to him; his
Congregational United Church of Christ or McPherson Care         love for cycling and animals.
Center in loving memory of Robert.                                  Bob started cycling in high school, and continued to race
                                                                 years later, traveling to different velodromes in California to
                      APPRECIATION                               compete. He often spoke about his racing days, and how the
On behalf of the family, we wish to express their sincere        tracks where very fast and dangerous.
appreciation for all your kindnesses, evidenced in thought and      Bob also had a love for animals, not ever wanting a stray to
deed, and for your presence at this service.                     go hungry nor an animal to be without. He held this kindness
                                                                 throughout his life and showed it with every cat or dog he met.
                                                                 He supported his beliefs by adopting through the animal shelters
               Stockham Family Funeral Home                      and monetary donations to the Humane Society.

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   Robert was a member of the First Congregational United
Church of Christ and a life member of both the American
Legion and the V.F.W.
   Survivors include: his wife, Goldia of the home; a daughter,
Virginia Davis of El Dorado Springs, MO; a brother, Gilbert
Resendiz (Sandy) of San Jose, CA; a sister, Gloria Villa
(Manny) of San Jose, CA; four grandchildren, Goldia Schulte
(Victor) of El Dorado Springs, MO, Helen “Dew” Tummons
(Jared) of Lamar, MO, Christopher Davis of Harrisonville, MO,
and John Davis of Neosho, MO; nine great-grandchildren, four
great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He
was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and a brother.



                          Taps
         Day is done, gone the sun,
        From the lake, from the hill,
                from the sky.
           All is well, safely rest.
                 God is nigh.

     Thanks and praise for our days,                                In Loving Memory
     ‘neath the sun, ‘neath the stars,                              Robert A. Resendiz
              ‘neath the sky.
         As we go, this we know.                                        1919 ~ 2011
                God is nigh.

				
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