Robert K. Chamberlain, age 91, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 in his home in St Louis, Mo. He was born in Louisville, Nebraska to Melvin and Bessie (O’dell) Yaden Chamberlain. He was the third child from the youngest of 11 Children.
Robert grew up as a farm boy and worked in his father’s lumber mill until the age of 18. Robert was drafted in to the U.S. Army at the age of 18 and served 2 years in Occupied Japan. After discharge he returned to the states to finish his education. He graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in teaching, Robert spent 35 years as a educator and retired from the Ferguson/ Florissant school district.
Robert was married to his wife Margaret Irene ( Jones) Chamberlain for 60 years. Robert has two children Daughter Lisa Dell Chamberlain and Son Mark Kenneth Chamberlain and surviving sister Laura Shockley. Robert will be remembered as a bright, shining light in various communities.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at St. Louis Cremation 2135 Chouteau Ave., St Louis Mo 63103 from 1-4 p.m. (with spoken service and memory sharing at 2:00 followed by military honors).
In lieu of flowers, send all donations to St Louis Diabetes Association in Robert Chamberlain’s name. The Chamberlain Family would like to extend their gratitude to all the family and friends for all their love and support.