Yerke, Robert (Bob) F. 6/9/1935 - 1/4/2017 Kalamazoo Robert (Bob) Frank Yerke passed away Wednesday, January 04, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI at the age of 81. Bob was born June 09, 1935 to Edward and Ruth Yerke in St. Joseph, Michigan. He attended Bob Jones and Western Michigan Universities and graduated with a Bachelors degree. He was employed in Kalamazoo at Addressograph/Multigraph in Sales until he moved to Naples, Florida where he lived for 30 years making many friends. Bob was a devout Christian and was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Naples and North Eastern Baptist Church in Kalamazoo. He was also a missionary in E. Germany teaching in refugee camps. Surviving Bob is his sister Marian Swearingen, Nieces Lori Campbell, Suzanne Burke and Eloise Swearingen, Nephew Steven Swearingen, special family members Debbie and Denny Johnson and many great nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and a family memorial service will be at a later date. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in St. Joseph, Michigan. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Southwest Michigan or Kalamazoo Gospel Mission in Bob's name.