Obituary-Robert Dean St. Pierre

Robert Dean St. Pierre, age 91, of Concordia, Kansas, left this earthly life on Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia, Kansas.  He was born August 31, 1931 Northwest of Ames (Cloud County) Kansas.  His parents were Wallace E. St. Pierre and Myrna (Thompson) St. Pierre.

Robert attended District #21 and #1 Schools and graduated from Clyde High School in 1949 and Kansas State University in 1953 with a B.S. degree in Soil Conservation.

He served in the U.S. Army (Korean War).  He was a special Category Army with Air Force testing soils on airfields in Guam and Tinian Islands. After his discharge he started farming Southeast of Clyde, Kansas. Robert also raised cattle and had a feedlot until retiring in 1999.

Robert married Dolores A. Johnson at the First United Methodist Church in Clay Center on September 24, 1967.  To this union two children were born Eric and Karen.

Robert was an active member of the Clyde United Methodist Church until its closing.  Robert was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #76 both of Concordia and he was a Kansas State Alumni.

Robert and Dolores spent fifteen winter years in Mesa, AZ community.

Robert enjoyed reading, bowling, golfing, fishing and being with his family, especially the grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, Warren, Elmo, Harold and Keith, his 2 nephews Raymond and Richard St. Pierre, a niece Trudy Johnson.

Robert is survived by his wife Dolores, Concordia, KS; son, Eric R. St. Pierre and wife Deborah of Gilbert, AZ; daughter, Karen St. Pierre Hutton and husband Vawn of Salina, KS; Grandchildren, Kyle A. Brack, Krystyne R. Brack, Derrick A. Brack, Sevrin R. St. Pierre and Asher G. St. Pierre; great grandchildren, Arabella Brack and Kamali Brack.

Sister-in-law, Margie Johnson, Nephews, Walter St. Pierre and Tracy A. Johnson; Nieces, Mary Ann (Ken) Palmquist, Joyce (Jim) Coppoc, Sandy (Roger) Sample, Anne (Greg) Tarbutton, Debbie (Darryl) One, Ruth (Joe) Fakler, Virginia (Gene) Charbonneau.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday, January 2, 2023 at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.  Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at the First United Methodist Church, Concordia with Pastor Kibum Kim officiating.

Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kansas. Military honors will be conducted by the local American Legion Post #76 and V.F.W. Post #588 of Concordia at the church.  A meal will be served following the graveside service.

The family suggests memorials to Clyde Area Foundation or the Kansas Children’s Service League, 3545 SW 5th St, Topeka, KS 66606 in care of Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, PO Box 606, Concordia, KS 66901.  For online condolences please visit, www.chaputbuoy.com.