Robert E. Burritt passed away in his Estes Park home on April 13, 2009. Bob was born on June 19, 1918 in Rockford Illinois to Roy and Ella Burritt. He worked for many years at Sieg Company which is where he met Frances M. Rindesbacher who he married on August 15, 1947. After raising their family in Illinois, Bob and Fran retired to Estes Park in 1981. They both loved the mountains and took countless rides through Rocky Mountain National Park enjoying the scenery, the wildlife, and hosting numerous family picnics and hikes around Bear Lake. Bob was preceded in death by his wife Frances, his parents and three sisters, Harriet, Frances and Margaret and his brother, William. He is survived by his daughter Anne Nelson and her husband Bill, his daughter Sue Boeke and her husband Roger, and his son Jim Burritt and his wife Jayne. Also by eight grandchildren, Josh Nelson, Jesse Nelson and his wife Beth, Luke Boeke and his wife Lindsay, Pete Boeke, Noah Boeke, Andrea Burritt, Adam Burritt and his wife Kim, and Patrick Burritt, and by his four great granddaughters, Ella and Addison Boeke, Megan Burritt, and Lilly Nelson.
Services will be held Friday, April 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Allnutt Estes Park Funeral Chapel. The Reverend Earl Matson will officiate the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Estes Valley in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517. To view the online obituary and sign a register for the family please go to www.allnut.com.