Obituary for Francis “Bob” Barborek

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Francis “Bob” Barborek

April 13, 1938 - June 9, 2017

Francis Robert “Bob” Barborek, 79, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, June 9, 2017. Loving husband of the late Sharon (nee Luehrman) for 45 years; Beloved father of Jacqueline (John) Maguire, Kathleen (Mike) Nagle, Mary Pat (Anthony) AuBuchon, and Mike (Molly) Barborek; Adored grandfather of Tim (Amie) Maguire, Michael (Amanda) Maguire, David (Sara) Maguire, Patrick AuBuchon, Matthew “Louie” AuBuchon, Jordan Vonderharr, and Paytan Vonderharr; Amazing great grandfather to Caroline, Liza, Keegan, Ailey and Harrison. Cherished brother of the late Mary Ann Grebing. Dear cousin, father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, and friend to many.

Bob was a devoted Catholic and very involved in his Church, and one of his passions was the St. Vincent DePaul Society. He and Sharon loved to help families in need. In younger years he enjoyed spending weekends on the property outside chopping wood. If you were fortunate enough to spend a day with him, having a beer, and cooking pork steaks, you would know those were the best pork steaks you ever had. Bob was known for “making do” and fixing up things to keep them going. He liked to watch car racing and car auctions, do a little wood-working, but his most favorite pastime was spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception of Dardenne Catholic Church (Chapel), on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions appreciated to St. Vincent DePaul, Boy’s Town, and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Immaculate Conception Chapel


7701 Highway N, Dardenne Prairie, MO, 63368

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 10:00 am -

Immaculate Conception Chapel


7701 Highway N, Dardenne Prairie, MO, 63368

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Donation Information

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Holy Name of Jesus Conference

10235 Ashbrook Dr.
Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO 63137
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Placeu2022
Memphis, TN 38105
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Boy's Town

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Born: April 13, 1938
Died: June 9, 2017

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