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Robert J. Tarkenton Sr.

Published On: Dec 30 2012 05:44:30 AM CST

OREGON-Robert J. Tarkenton Sr., age 79, of Oregon, passed away peacefully at Countryside Estates in Jefferson on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. He was born on Dec. 6, 1933, the son of Julian and Unibel Tarkenton. Robert was a gifted mechanic who enjoyed building high performance engines. For more than 30 years he saw our great nation through the windshield of a Peterbilt before opening a small engine repair shop in Oregon.

Robert is survived by his six children, Bobbie Jay, Howard Ray, Stanley Gray, Janelle Kay, Guy Mitchell and Laura Louise; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Kate and Marge; brother, Warren; and the loving mother of his six children, Josephine.

A Masonic service will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St. Oregon, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec 31, 2012. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday.

Visitation:
11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Gunderson Oregon Funeral Home 1150 Park Street Oregon WI 53575 (map/driving directions)

Service:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Gunderson Oregon Funeral Home 1150 Park Street Oregon WI 53575 (map/driving directions)
A Masonic service will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St. Oregon, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec 31, 2012.

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