Purdy, Robert L., Saginaw, Michigan

Our beloved brother and uncle passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the age of 73 years. Robert was born October 10, 1937, in Saginaw to the late Laurence and Martha (Barton) Purdy. He served in the U.S. Army. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Robert enjoyed photography, listening to music, and short wave radios. He is survived by his siblings, Debra (Arnold) Sutphin and Donald Barton; nieces and nephew, Susie Fox, Dawn Sutphin, and Victor Burdick; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by a niece Julie and sister-in-law, Rita Barton. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at W.L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Donald Dinninger will officiate with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Old Town Christian Outreach Soup Kitchen or to the AuSable Valley Community Nursing Home at 1390 Maple Drive, Fairview, MI 48621. www.casefuneralhome.com