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Robert Henry Short, age 86, Linn Valley, Kan., passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Olathe Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Kan., on March 27, 1930, the son of Harry Howard and Mary Cecelia Callahan Short.

He served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Air Force. After serving in the Air Force, Robert worked at Cook Paint.

He married Barbara Allison on June 24, 1977. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 4347. Robert moved to Linn Valley in 1993 where he made a host of new friends, and enjoyed playing golf with his son and working in the garden and yard. He was most happy spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers Gaylord, Harold and Kenneth.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons Kevin and Tim Short; a daughter Laura Moss; a sister Mary Lou Weber; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and papa. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial was at the White Chapel Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Visitation was Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the Schneider La Cygne Chapel. The family suggests contributions to Catholic Charities, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66075. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

 

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