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Robert H. Anke

September 18, 1941 — January 25, 2024

Robert H. Anke

September 18, 1941 — January 25, 2024

Robert Harry Anke joined his beloved Wife in Heaven on January 25, 2024 at the age of 82 in his home in Chino Hills CA.

Bob was born September 18th, 1941 in San Diego California to parents Robert W and Leila G (Holloway) Anke.

Bob graduated from Pomona High School and married Patricia Parker. They had 1 daughter before divorcing in 1965.  Bob married Kathleen Carney Anke August 12th, 1966, and they began their family, living in Pomona, having 3 children before settling in Claremont, CA in 1976.

Bob worked most of his career for General Dynamics in Pomona, relocating to Arizona when Hughes then Raytheon bought out the company.  He commuted weekly to see his family, until he retired from Raytheon in 2002, returning home full-time to Claremont.

Bob was an avid golfer, near 300 bowler, fan of Formula One racing, and couldn’t pass up an ice cream.   He and his wife Kathy loved camping, traveling in their RV all over the country, golfing as they went, frequently visiting Kathy’s family on the East Coast.

Bob is survived by 4 children; Leila (Bob) Auer of Chino CA, Kristine Gordon of Navasota TX, Robert (Stephanie) Anke of Pleasant Valley CA, and Patrick (Heather) Anke of Phoenix AZ.  Bob is also survived by 3 grandsons; Robby Auer, Christian Anke and Isaac Anke as well as his brother Lee (Traute) Anke of Vista CA.

Bob was preceded in death by his adored wife, Kathleen Anke and his only granddaughter, Layla Auer.

Services are being held at Forest Lawn in Covina Hills CA on March 2nd, 2024.

Visitation in the Magnolia Room 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Funeral Service at Church of Our Heritage at 2:30 pm

Interment immediately following services.

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Visitation of Robert Anke

Saturday, March 2, 2024

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Funeral Service of Robert Anke

Saturday, March 2, 2024

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Pacific time)

Forest Lawn - Covina Hills - Church of our Heritage

21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724

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