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